Anger by Carel Weight

The scene is set just outside Bishop's Park in Fulham and depicts a man attacking a woman with a chair.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
92 x 122 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £12,000)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Austin Desmond Fine Art

Weight was preoccupied with the themes of public and domestic outbursts of violence in suburban London. This work was not based on an actual scene but on what Weight imagined when he heard a female scream while wandering in the park at sunset.

Provenance

Collection of Lord Chandoe; Crane Kalman Gallery; Private collection; Austin Desmond Gallery.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

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