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Bird and Fountain

© the artist. Photo credit: British Council Collection

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In a letter dated May 1987 from the artist, he described this painting as being composed of imaginary fragments of architecture, fountains, gargoyles and other classical 'fauna' all placed in the later afternoon sun. 'When I had been in Rome (Stahl had been a Rome Scholar at the British School in Rome) several years before, I had come across similar real arrangements in fields off the Via Appia Antica.

British Council Collection

London


Date

1985

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 152.5 x W 121.9 cm

Accession number

P5053

Acquisition method

purchased from the artist, 1985

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

verso r: STAHL BIRD AND FOUNTAIN


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British Council Collection

Visual Arts, Arts Group, 10 Spring Gardens, London, Greater London SW1A 2BN England

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