Untitled (Bedroom Abstract)

© estate of Edwin George Lucas. Image credit: National Galleries of Scotland

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This painting appears to show a nude walking in an interior, whilst another, female figure reclines on a red bed in the foreground. The right of the composition could be an entrance in to another space, or perhaps a mirror reflecting a distorted view of the scene to the left. A dressing table with egg-shaped mirror appears in the background. Lucas produced numerous surrealist paintings in from 1939–1941 and thereafter surrealist elements still populated his work. The movement and distortion of the forms in this work also seem to show the influence of Vorticism.

National Galleries of Scotland: Modern


Untitled (Bedroom Abstract)




oil on canvas


H 63.5 x W 76 cm

Accession number

GMA 5376

Acquisition method

Purchased 2013

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