- Barnett Freedman 1901–1958
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 762 x 1016 mm
- Presented by J. Lyons and Co. 1953
Not on display
N06137 MUSIC 1951
Inscr. ‘Barnett Freedman 1951’ b.r., and on the stretcher, ‘Barnett Freedman, 59 Cornwall Gardens London S.W.7. Music’.
Canvas, 30×40 (76×102).
Presented by J. Lyons & Co. 1953.
Exh: Arts Council, October–November 1958, and tour (32).
The artist had been commissioned to make a lithograph of this subject for J. Lyons & Co., which was used to decorate their tea-shops. He wrote (14 February 1953) that this still life ‘was painted after I produced the lithograph’. It follows the latter closely in composition.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I