Property from an Important Private American Collection
Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell, RSA RSW (British, 1883-1937)
Still Life with Fan and Picture signed 'FCB Cadell' (lower right) oil on panel 37.5 x 46 cm. (14 3/4 x 18 in.)
PROVENANCE: Purchased directly from the artist on 18 February, 1920 (£45) Sale; Phillips, London, 9 June 1998, lot 54 Private Collection With Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, London
EXHIBITED: London, Duncan R. Miller Fine Arts, The Scottish Colourists, 29 June - 29 July 2000
Cadell on occasion liked to depict a 'picture within a picture' and this stylish design has an Oriental feel, combining teaware with a fan and ebonised frame within a flattened, decorative composition.