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GLAHA 41970: 'The Choice' c.1909-15 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41970
"The Choice" c.1909-15
(watercolour)

CRE MACNAIR, Frances Macdonald; (English; 1873-1921)


Materials:
pencil, watercolour and gold paint on vellum
Dimensions:
34.2 x 30.3
Frame:
IU
Marks:
s. b.r. "FRANCES MACNAIR."; inscr. on reverse b.r. "DeW 520" Pencil sketch of a female figure on reverse.
References:
(cat.xii) BILLCLIFFE, Roger 1979 'Mackintosh Watercolours', London: John Murray
Notes:
The composition appears to set up the polarities of a choice between riches, symbolised by gold coins and love, symbolised by roses. See GLAHA 41969.
Keywords:
WATERCOLOUR : CHOICE : FEMALE FIGURES : CRM ONLINE :

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