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Surreal abstract composition comprising a structure made up of overlaid irregular rounded shapes and narrow angular lines, two small spheres suspended within the structure to the left and right. Dry, frottage background with radiating lines across the top of the composition, in the manner of striated clouds. Some naturalistic colours are used such as the blue for the sea and the white for the foaming sections of water.

Manchester Art Gallery


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on hardboard

  • Measurements

    50.8 x 76 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    purchased from Miss B. Whitaker, 1961


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Manchester Art Gallery

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