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Corner Cupboard with Pigeons

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Argyll and Bute Council

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This painting is a loose representation of a cupboard with a bowl of fruit on the top shelf and a jug at the far end. The bottom shelf has two pigeons, a bowl with fruit and two large long-necked jugs. Sir Robin Philipson, RSW, RGI, RCAA, HRHA, ARSA, RSA, ARA, RA, PRSA, was born in Lancashire and studied and taught at Edinburgh College of Art. Known for his expressionist use of paint, he is particularly renowned for his cockfight paintings, a series begun in the early 1950s.

The Argyll Collection


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    76.5 x 92 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    acquired, 1965


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The Argyll Collection

Oban Education Office Dalintart Drive, Oban, Argyll and Bute PA34 4EF Scotland

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