20 May 1999
Basil Ivan Rkczi (1908-1979)
Nature Morte aux Fruits
signed 'Rkczi' (lower left), signed again, dated and inscribed 'Nature Morte/aux Fruits/No 2517 Rkczi/58' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
23 x 32 in. (60.3 x 81.2 cm.)
The Artist's Studio, No.2517.
Jacqueline Robinson, Paris.
Private Collection, Dublin.
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S.B. Kennedy, Basil Rkczi, Gorry Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, Dublin, 1996, p.17.
Dublin, Gorry Gallery, Basil Ivan Rkczi (1908-1979), May-June 1996, no.7 (illustrated).
Dr Kennedy (loc. cit.) comments on this work: 'Another good example of Rkczi's Cubist phase. The mood and range of colours, however, are lighter than is usual for him at this period. The heavily worked paint surface gives a slightly animated quality to the overall image'.
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