7 June 2002
Glyn Philpot, R.A. (1884-1937)
Poinsettia and Lilies
signed with initials 'GP' (lower right)
oil on canvas
36 x 29 in. (91.5 x 73.7 cm.)
Mrs Gwendolin Cleaver, by whom purchased at the 1934 exhibition.
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London, Leicester Galleries, Recent Paintings by Glyn Philpot, R.A., February 1934, no. 25.
In the 1930s a turning point occured in Philpot's career from an academic style to a freer use of paint and a fondness for pale colour harmonies in greys, soft greens and blues.
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