About this artwork

This is one of a number of paintings dating from about 1960, which include an arched structure and striped forms. The stripes have their origin in the decorations on pre-dynastic Egyptian pottery which Davie had seen at the British Museum in the early 1950s.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    Alan DavieScottish (1920 - 2014)
  • title:
    The Horse that has Visions of Immortality No. 2
  • date created:
    Dated 1963
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    213.30 x 172.70 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Purchased 1964
  • accession number:
    GMA 882
  • gallery:
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Alan Davie

Alan Davie