still life 1946

still life 1946

1946

Ben Nicholson

(British, 1894-1978)

Oil and graphite on masonite

Framed: 45.8 x 37.5 x 3.6 cm (18 1/16 x 14 3/4 x 1 7/16 in.); Unframed: 36.7 x 28.5 cm (14 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Contemporary Collection of The Cleveland Museum of Art 1961.51

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Object and background are collapsed into abstract geometric forms in this densely packed still life. Bright pops of color and yellow and gray tones enliven the composition. The most readily distinguishable object is the wine glass at center left.

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