This dark painting displaying a cubist aesthetic and oriental theme is a work by Alexander Volkov – an ethnically Russian artist working in what is now known as Uzbekistan, then part of the Soviet Union’s Central Asia – in the midst of the construction of the Soviet state. We see three Asian-looking men offering …
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) Scenes from the Massacres at Chios (1824; Paris: Musée du Louvre)
Cornelius Norbertus Gijsbrechts (c.1610 – after 1675), Trompe l’oeil. The Reverse of a Framed Painting, 1670
Uzo Egonu’s exuberant representation of the frenetic spirit of the swinging 60s
Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923), End of the Day, Jávea, 1900, oil on canvas, 88 x 128 cm, Private collection.
Derek Jarman, Avebury Series No.4, 1973. Northampton Museums & Art Gallery.
Rowland Hilder, Hartley’s Jam advertisement, first appeared in Picture Post on 9 December 1939.
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Mary Heilmann (1940-), Little 9×9, 1973, acrylic on canvas, 55 x 55 x 4.5 cm, Ursula Hauser Collection.
Mary Linwood (1755-1845), Hanging partridge, after a painting by Moses Haughton the elder, crewelwork embroidery, 62 x 72 cm, privately owned.
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Alan Davie (1920-2014), Studies for a Figure – Mask No.14 , gouache on paper, c. 1975, 59.5 x 84cm, Harrogate.
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), The Red House, 1873, oil on canvas, 57.8 x 71.1 cm, Portland Art Museum.