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Untitled

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Painting: Still Life; Painting
Artist/Maker: Gillies, Mary
Date: 1993
Media/Materials: oil on canvas
Dimensions: overall: 137 cm x 137 cm

Description:

A figure composition featuring a seated figure with a bird cage on a stool and a table


This painting was painted during the artist's final year at Gray's School of Art, when Gillies was trying to move away from painting directly from life, as she wanted to focus on using her imagination.

Gillies loved Bonnard's paintings and inspired by him, she used a (self-portrait) half-figure in this composition.
Object Number: ABDRG537