The reflection of the blue ground inside on the platinum leaf is both deceptive and intriguing, this work is a typical example of the artist's perfectionism.

It has a distorted oval form and undulates vertically on one side.

Provenance

Barrett Marsden Gallery; Nicholas and Judith Goodison.


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