Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell The White Room
Lot 1010*
Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell, RSA RSW (British, 1883-1937) The White Room 50.8 x 61 cm. (20 x 24 in.)
£250,000 - 400,000
US$ 400,000 - 640,000

Lot Details
Property from an Important Private American Collection
Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell, RSA RSW (British, 1883-1937)
The White Room
signed 'FCB Cadell' (lower left)
oil on canvas
50.8 x 61 cm. (20 x 24 in.)
Painted circa 1913

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Dr. O.H. Mavor (a.k.a. 'James Bridie', playwright)
    Private Collection, Scotland
    With Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, London


    This is one of a series relating to Cadell's monumental 'Afternoon', an interior celebrating the genteel and rarefied pre-war Edinburgh in which the artist revelled. The sitter here also appears as one of three in the larger work, and the setting in the artist's George St. studio is remarkably similar. At this stage, Cadell used figures principally as motifs within a decorative whole, and her features are typically indistinct. The handling and chalky palette are archetypal Cadell of the period.
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