Portrait of Alexander James Dunbar (‘Alec’), c.1928 [HMO 80]
Mounted (ref: 6680)
Pencil and watercolour on paper,
15 x 22 in. (38.4 x 55.5 cm)
Tags: Evelyn Dunbar portraits Dunbar catalogue Evelyn Dunbar - The Last Works
Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection
Exhibited: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, Pallant House Gallery, October 2015 - February 2016, cat 10.
Literature: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2015, cat. 10, page 42.
Alec Dunbar, the younger and of the artist’s two brothers, inherited their father William’s entrepreneurial spirit, but not always to the same good effect. It was to Alec Dunbar that
Roger Folley, the artist’s husband, consigned the contents of her studio after her death in 1960.