Anne Redpath, OBE RSA ARA LLD ARWS ROI RBA (British, 1895-1965)
'Houses on the Lagoon Murano' signed 'Anne Redpath' (lower left) oil on board 60 x 90.5cm (23 5/8 x 35 5/8in).
PROVENANCE: Dr Patrick Hughes, purchased directly from the artist, and by descent EXHIBITED: London, Lefevre Gallery, One-Man Show, April-May 1964 Memorial Exhibition, Arts Council, 1965, no77 Scottish Art Council, 'Painters in Parallel' cat no 205 LITERATURE: Illustrated London News, 18th April, 1964, p612 Bruce, George; Anne Redpath, (Modern Scottish Painters 1), Edinburgh, 1974, p75, plate 41: "this survey would not be complete without remarking on the purity of the paintings of her last year, such as 'Houses on the Lagoon Murano'. The character of all final achievement in art is to lift them out of categories. This occurs when form and content come to have an inseperable identity...One might say that at the end Anne Redpath achieved a lyrical grace..."