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This is a powerful example of Byrne's naive figurative approach, and was commissioned in 1978 by Mrs Johnstone whose name is drawn on the floor of the windowless room, as if in chalk.
- Oil on canvas Dimensions: 102 x 76 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £8,500 ( Total: £15,000)
- Acquired in:
- William Hardie Ltd
The distortion of scale and form, and the suggestion of symbolism in the carefully placed objects, gives the work a disquieting and surreal quality.
Commissioned by Mrs Johnston, Edinburgh; William. Hardie Gallery.
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