Catalogue entry

T00133 STILL LIFE WITH BOTTLES 1892

Inscr. ‘R. O'Conor '92.’ t.l.
Canvas, 21 3/4×18 1/4 (55×46).
Purchased from Roland, Browse and Delbanco (Grant-in-Aid) 1957.
Coll: Purchased by Roland, Browse and Delbanco at the sale of the Atelier O'Conor, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 February 1956; there was no detailed inventory, the works being sold in bundles.
Exh: Roland, Browse and Delbanco, March–April 1957 (11).
Lit: Sutton in Studio, CLX, 1960, p.173.
Repr: Tate Gallery Report 1957–8 , 1958; John Rothenstein, The Tate Gallery, 1962, p.258.

This picture was probably painted very soon after O'Conor had made the acquaintance of Emile Bernard, Sérusier and others of the Pont Aven group in 1892.

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