'The Crab' representing either the artist as the swimmer struggling to reach the English shore or Czechoslovakia struggling not to drown.
The Crab by Oskar Kokoschka, 19391940
© The artist's estate
- Oil on canvas
- 63 x 76 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £40,000)
- Acquired in:
- Estate of Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens
The crab is Chamberlain who remains aloof and wont hold out a claw. Signed: OK.
Lady Knott; Private collection, England.