REX WHISTLER (1905-1944)

Private View, Royal Academy 1929

pen & ink

4¾ x 7 in (12 x 17.8 cm)

Provenance: Shell-Mex (Shell plc), Sotheby’s Olympia, Shell-Mex and BP Advertising Collection, 10 Sept 2003, lot.2, illustrated on the catalogue cover

Exhibited: Arts Council, That’s Shell that is”, 1983-84, no.42

Literature: Humour for Shell 1928-1963, p.15, cat no.3