Flower Piece by Mark Gertler

The elaborate and richly coloured still life was inspired by objects in the artist's studio, and was painted just two years before his death.


Oil on canvas
95.3 x 81.3 cm
Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
Maurice Farquharson through The Art Fund

With its impasto and stress on pattern, it is fully representative of Gertler’s late work and is a fine addition to Southampton City Art Gallery’s holdings of his art,which spans his career. This work is one of two Gertler paintings bequeathed by Maurice Farquharson through the Art Fund. Extract of an article in the 2007 Art Fund Review written by Clare Mitchell.


Maurice Farquharson.

Venue details

Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, Commercial Road, SOUTHAMPTON Hampshire SO14 7LP 023 8083 3007 www.southamptoncityartgallery.com/

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