French Cyclists and a Girl by Christopher Wood

Christopher Wood was killed by a train (probably suicide) at the age of 29, but by this time the lyrical freshness of his work had already won him a high reputation in France as well as Britain.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
19.1 x 22.9 cm
Acquired in:
2005
Presented by:
Laurence Harbottle through The Art Fund

His friends included Cocteau, Diaghilev and Picasso. This attractive work was given to the donor by the actor Dirk Bogarde.

Provenance

Dirk Bogarde; Laurence Harbottle.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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