Thérèse Oulton Deposition 1989

Artwork details

Artist
Thérèse Oulton born 1953
Title
Deposition
Date 1989
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1956 x 1778 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1990
Reference
T05738
Not on display

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Thérèse Oulton studied at St Martin's School of Art and the Royal College of Art between 1975 and 1983 and has held solo exhibitions every year since then. She evolved techniques of brushwork from a critical study of Old Master painting but she controls her application of paint by a discipline related to recent conceptual art. The resulting images suggest a multiplicity of possible interpretations and often evoke, intentionally, the great art of the past, in particular the sublime landscape tradition. This is the first painting by Oulton to enter the collection of the Tate.

August 2004