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The Blue Fan

Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland

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This painting is typical of Cadell's post-war style, characterized by vivid, acidic colours and strict composition. Using areas of flat colour and

National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art


The Blue Fan




oil on canvas


H 61 x W 50.5 cm

Accession number

GMA 4290

Acquisition method

bequeathed by Dr James T. Ritchie, 1999

Work type


Inscription description

On reverse of canvas, in blue paint, large figure '11' Signed lower left: F.C.B. Cadell On backboard: Royal Academy of Arts, London, Scottish Colourists exhibition 2000 no. 14


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