About this artwork

This painting is from the later part of Cadell's career. From the First World War onwards he used increasingly bright colours and strong shapes in his work. Cadell frequently painted interiors and still lifes. The red chair in the background of this painting was from the artist's studio and can be seen in other still lives painted during the 1920s and 1930s. Although this still life contains few objects, the simple composition of the image is tied together by the use of red and pink tones throughout the painting.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    Aspidistra and Bottle on Table
  • date created:
    Mid 1920s
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas laid on board
  • measurements:
    76.20 x 60.90 cm; Framed: 88.90 x 73.50 x 6.10 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Mr and Mrs G.D. Robinson Bequest through the Art Fund 1988
  • accession number:
    GMA 3351
  • gallery:
  • subject:
  • artwork photographed by:
    Antonia Reeve
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Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell

Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell

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