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The Blue Towel

© the estate of Euan Uglow. Photo credit: Jerwood Collection

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'The Blue Towel' depicts the artist Liz Barratt in three different poses, which Uglow made numerous drawings of in his studio in the summer and autumn of 1982. The three poses depicted relate to her habit of collecting a towel, having a shower, and leaving, when she stayed at Turnchapel Mews, where Uglow lived and worked. Euan Uglow was shortlisted for the first Jerwood Painting Prize in 1994.

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  • Medium

    oil on canvas laid on plywood

  • Measurements

    25 x 24 cm

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