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Prunella Clough's painting shows a group of household cleaning items set against the background of a clothes-horse. The coloured shape at the bottom could be a splayed feather duster or plastic broom. Domestic and industrial subject matter formed the basis for much of Prunella Clough's art from the 1950s. Here the image appears both figurative and abstract, and very of its time in colour and design.
oil on canvas
H 71 x W 91.5 cm
purchased from Christie's, 1998