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Glyn Philpot achieved considerable success in his twenties and thirties as a painter of grand, traditional society portraits. The financial security that this brought gave him the freedom to pursue his interests, painting mythological and imaginative subjects, and, in the 1930s, adopting a more experimental, modernist style.
oil on canvas
H 55 x W 38 cm
BATVG : P : 1941.10
gift from the Contemporary Art Society, 1941