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Evelyn Dunbar (1906-1960):
The Dunbar family in the Garden at The Cedars, Spring (Version 1), c.1928 (HMO 75)
Unmounted (ref: 6675)
Pencil and oil on paper
15 x 19 in. (38,2 x 48.5 cm)
Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection
Exhibited: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, Pallant House Gallery, October 2015 - February 2016, cat no. 3
Literature: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2015, cat. 3, page 34.
This composition depicts William Dunbar, Evelyn’s father, showing eggs to Evelyn’s mother Florence. Majorie, Evelyn’s sister, is in the foreground (wearing a blazer) whilst her brothers Alec and Ronald are seen on the path on the left-hand side. Evelyn is playing badminton with her sister Jessie in the background.