Mary Kessell Still Life under the Sea 1960

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Artwork details

Artist
Mary Kessell 1914–1977
Title
Still Life under the Sea
Date 1960
Medium Oil paint and pastel on canvas
Dimensions Support: 711 x 1219 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1960
Reference
T00391
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00391 STILL LIFE UNDER THE SEA 1960
 
Inscr. ‘MK/60’ b.r.
Oil and pastel on canvas, 28×48 (71×122).
Purchased from the Leicester Galleries (Knapping Fund) 1960.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, November 1960 (25), as ‘Still life IV’.

The artist wrote (25 November 1960) that this was the last painting she did before her exhibition.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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