Still Life with Lustre Jug by Harry Keay

This highly finished and elaborate still life shows the influence of the Dutch still-lifes this Scottish artist much admired.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
64 x 76 cm
Art Fund grant:
£875 ( Total: £3,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Bourne Fine Art

In common with the painting of James Cowie, the dry realism of Keay's early work is markedly different from the free and painterly style of much Scottish art of the time.

Provenance

Miss Jean Herring.

Venue details

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square, Meadowside, DUNDEE Tayside DD1 1DA 01382 307200 www.themcmanus-dundee.gov.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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