Daisy Fairy by Peter Blake

Blake lived and worked near Bath from 1969 - 1979.

Details

Medium:
Oil on hardboard with found frame
Dimensions:
28 x 16.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£11,880 ( Total: £39,479)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert

During this time, the artist moved towards narrative and literary subjects including illustrations for Alice in Wonderland and a major series of fairy paintings. This work beautifully represents Blake's ruralist period and is the first Blake to enter the collection.

Provenance

Waddington Galleries, 1982; private collection, 1991; Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert.

Venue details

Victoria Art Gallery By Pulteney Bridge, BATH Somerset BA2 4AT 01225 477244 www.victoriagal.org.uk

Entry details

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