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Interior: The Orange Blind

Photo credit: Glasgow Museums

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An elegantly dressed lady sits on a chaise longue ready to take tea. The table is set for four so perhaps she is waiting for the arrival of guests. In the background a man plays the piano. The sunlight is blocked out by an orange blind which provides the picture with a dazzling focal point, contrasting starkly with the bold expanses of black and green elsewhere in the composition. It is quite clear that a love of colour and design dominated this artist's approach to his work.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum


Date

c.1927

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 111.8 x W 86.4 cm

Accession number

1763

Acquisition method

presented by the Trustees of the Hamilton Bequest, 1928

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

signed/dated


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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG Scotland

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