Still Life with Flowers by William Scott

William Scott was brought up in Enniskillen in Northern Ireland, but settled for a time in Pont Aven in Brittany where he painted Still Life with Flowers, a fairly rare example of his early work.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
67 x 50 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £25,000)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Although Scott soon moved away from flower subjects, he remained passionately attached throughout his career to the still life genre, painting everyday objects like kitchen utensils, eggs, fish, and fruit in austere arrangements but with a sensuous use of paint and colour.

Provenance

Lord Hesketh.

Venue details

Fermanagh County Museum Enniskillen Castle, Wellington Road, ENNISKILLEN County Fermanagh BT74 7HL 028 6632 5000 www.enniskillencastle.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4)

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