Hooton's Lightning (The Child Wills the Accident to Happen so the Rescue May Begin)
Peter Nadin (British, born Bromborough 1954)
Oil on canvas
75 × 62 in. (190.5 × 157.5 cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1992
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): Peter Nadin 1992; signed, dated, and inscribed (reverse): Peter Nadin, 1992 / Hooton's Lightning / The Child Wills the / Accident to Happen / So the Rescue May / Begin
the artist, New York (until 1992; sold through Brooke Alexander, Inc, New York to MMA)
New Haven. Yale Center for British Art. "Peter Nadin: Recent Work," February 26–March 29, 1992, unnumbered cat. (p. 8; lent by the artist).
Jeff Rian inPeter Nadin: Recent Work. Exh. cat., Yale Center for British Art. [New Haven], 1992, pp. 9–10, 67, ill. p. 8 (color), dates it 1992.
Richard Vine. "Peter Nadin at Brooke Alexander." Art in America 81 (December 1993), p. 97.