Signed 'John Piper' (lower centre), signed again, inscribed and dated 'John Piper 1933' (on the reverse)
Exhibition History :
Leeds, Temple Newsam, First Exhibition of Three British Artists, Henry Moore, John Piper and Graham Sutherland, July - September 1941, no. 53, as 'Public Bar'. ; London, Marlborough New London Gallery, John Piper Retrospective Exhibition, 1967, no. 17, as 'Bar'.; Oxford, Museum of Modern Art, John Piper: 50 Years of Work: Paintings, Drawings and Photographs 1929-1979, May - June 1979, no. 5: this exhibition travelled to Colchester, The Minories, June - July 1979, as 'Bar'.; London, Tate Gallery, John Piper, November 1983 - January 1984, no. 6, as 'Public Bar'.; London, Dulwich Picture Gallery, John Piper in the 1930s; Abstraction on the Beach, April - June 2003, no. 8, as 'Public Bar': this exhibition travelled to Nottingham, Djanogly Gallery, July - September 2003.