Group of works by Ian Hamilton Finlay

A group of 11 works and related material comprising 1) A small boat named 'Maryeared’ covered by a net; 2) A small boat numbered ‘FR168’ covered by a net; 3) Glass poem ‘The Land Shadows’; 4) ‘Aircraft Carrier Torso’ a small stone object; 5) 'Ark/Arc’ (a metal and enamel work); 6) ‘Sea Pink’ on embroidery; 7) A fibre glass cylindrical tube with inscribed words; 8) Two glass floats with inscriptions; 9) ‘Ring/Net/Dove’ inscribed marble with a wooden stand; 10) A tiny toy spotted cow or bull; 11) A blue wooden toy model rocket; 12) archival material containing correspondence between the donor and artist.


Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
David Brown through The Art Fund

Part of two bequests to three museums by David Brown through the Art Fund in 2003.


David Brown.

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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200

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