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Black Girls Walking in a Sunny Shower, Washington

© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Fleming Collection

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Travel has provided the inspiration and subject matter for many of Michie’s paintings, such as 'Black Girls Walking in a Sunny Shower, Washington' dating from 1978. Of this work Michie has written: ‘I was in a bus travelling from George Washington’s house at Mount Vernon, passing along by the Potomac returning to Washington. This is an image I glimpsed which I found striking. I made a note and made the painting subsequently. I wished to retain the impression of something seen fleetingly so it is painted in a free manner.'

The Fleming Collection



Black Girls Walking in a Sunny Shower, Washington




oil on canvas


H 44.4 x W 42 cm

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The Fleming Collection

14 Buckingham Street, London, Greater London WC2N 6DF England

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