Christopher Wood painted China Dogs in a St Ives Window during his stay in the Cornish fishing village of St Ives in 1926.

The painting represents a pivotal moment in the artist’s career, bringing together the influence of the Post- Impressionist art he had observed in Paris with his interest in the Celtic folk culture of Cornwall.


The artist; his former partner Frosca Munster; bequeathed to Winifred Nicholson in the 1960s; by descent.

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