Sir William George Gillies, RSA, RA Summer flowers in a blue and white vase, circa 1940 73 x 55cm
Lot 568AR
Sir William George Gillies CBE LLD RSA PPRSW RA (British, 1898-1973)
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,313) inc. premium
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Sir William George Gillies CBE LLD RSA PPRSW RA (British, 1898-1973)
Summer flowers in a blue and white vase
signed 'W G Gillies' (lower right)
oil on canvas
73 x 55cm (28 3/4 x 21 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • This still life of flowers was painted circa 1940. Gillies' chosen subject matter recalls the themes treated by the Scottish Colourists, while his use of impasto and colour demonstrates the influence of Bonnard and Vuillard.
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  1. Iain Byatt-Smith
    Specialist - 19th Century Paintings
    Bonhams
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