Georges Braque Glass and Plate of Apples 1925

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Artist
Georges Braque 1882–1963
Title
Glass and Plate of Apples
Verre et plat de pommes
Date 1925
Medium Oil paint on board
Dimensions Support: 400 x 600 mm
frame: 625 x 822 x 85 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Paul Rosenberg 1926
Reference
N04166
Not on display

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In the years after the First World War Braque abandoned the rigid geometry of his earlier Cubism in favour of a more naturalistic, fluid style. His works retained a relatively shallow pictorial space, but were more obviously traditional in subject and composition. With its simple subject, 'Glass and Plate of Apples' may be seen as expressing Braque's profound attachment to homely, everyday objects.

August 2004

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