Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Close
Still Life

Photo credit: Ben Uri Collection

How you can use this image

 

This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND).

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.

Download

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

This tactile still life illustrates the artist’s interest in texture and the organisation of a picture’s compositional elements. The dove traditionally symbolises peace but also the presence of God. A sense of loss is evoked by the empty candleholder and the handful of pink and red flowers, which offset the sombre palette. A Polish-born émigré, who settled in Germany, Adler was forced to leave in 1933 after the Nazis rose to power.

Ben Uri Gallery & Museum

London


Medium

oil, plaster & mixed media on canvas on board

Measurements

H 65 x W 50.5 cm

Accession number

1987-2

Acquisition method

purchased, 1937

Work type

Painting


Tags

This artwork does not have any tags yet. You can help by tagging artworks on Tagger.

Ben Uri Gallery & Museum

108a Boundary Road, St John's Wood, London, Greater London NW8 0RH England

Not all locations are open to the public. Please contact the gallery or collection for more information
View venue