About this artwork

When Hunter returned to Glasgow in 1929 after living in France, he was encouraged by his friend and art dealer Tom Honeyman to concentrate on still-life painting. This was an ideal situation, as Hunter loved to paint flowers in particular, and his still lifes sold consistently to give him a steady income. This painting is unsigned, and the thin, sketchy brushwork shows that it is probably unfinished. Hunter excelled as a watercolour artist and parallels may be seen with the technique used here.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    Still Life, Stocks
  • date created:
    About 1930
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    56.00 x 45.80 cm; Framed: 56.00 x 46.80 x 4.80 cm / 6.00 kg
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Bequeathed by Dr R.A. Lillie 1977
  • accession number:
    GMA 1910
  • gallery:
  • subject:
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve
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George Leslie Hunter

George Leslie Hunter