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In 1946 Colquhoun spent eight weeks in Ireland and the subject matter of Irish people and rural life fed into his work. In the introduction to the 1958 Whitechapel exhibition, Bryan Robertson described these works as, ‘Irish family groups […] welded together into a kind of composite totem pole, with heads facing outwards into space’.
oil on canvas
H 55.9 x W 41.3 cm
Signed, upper right: 'Colquhoun'