'Still life' oil on board 53.5 x 62.5cm (21 1/16 x 24 5/8in).
PROVENANCE: Alex Reid and Lefevre Ltd Christie's Scotland, 'Four Scottish Colourists', 8th Dec. 1988, lot 306. FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN BELLANY OBE
This fine late still life showcases the full range of Hunter's talents, and features his keynote motifs of pink roses, goblet, fruit, fabric and drapery. The meticulous composition is carefully worked yet retains the freshness and painterly panache evident in his best work.