Countryside in Wartime - Broomhill apparently signed 'Johnstone' (lower right), further signed and dated 'William Johnstone/1923' (verso) oil on board 73.7 x 63.5 cm. (29 x 25 in.)
PROVENANCE: With The Stafford Gallery, London With Alex Reid & Lefevre, London Sale; Christie's, Glasgow, Paintings Drawings and Sculpture by William Johnstone, 18 June, 1996, lot 21
EXHIBITED: South America, Fine Arts, 1943 Argentina, Cordoba, Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, n.d. Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional de Bellas Artes, n.d. London, Arts Council of Great Britain, William Johnstone, 1981, cat.no.4
Note (verso) reads that this picture was painted when the artist applied (and was rejected for) the position of war artist, 1923-24.