David Craig


Cup Final  1953

oil on canvas

signed; signed and inscribed with title on the reverse

30 x 22 ins (76.2 x 55.8 cm)


Paris Salon, 1953


Commissioned by the lawyer Wilfrid Evill, whose portrait is featured in the lower left corner of the composition. Evill was an important patron of contemporary British art in the 1940s and 1950s, and he was in particular a champion of Stanley Spencer.