Anthony GreenCasimir Dupont 1980

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Artist
Anthony Green (born 1939)
Title
Casimir Dupont
Date 1980
MediumOil paint on board
Dimensionssupport: 2172 x 2169 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1981
Reference
T03259
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03259 CASIMIR DUPONT 1980

Inscribed on reverse ‘Casimir Dupont/1980/Anthony Green’
Oil on five hardboard panels in separate frames, overall size 85 1/2 × 85 3/8 (217.4 × 217.1)
Purchased from the Rowan Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1981
Exh: Anthony Green: Recent Paintings, Rowan Gallery, July–August 1981 (no catalogue)

In 1961, a year after he left the Slade, Anthony Green decided that the subject of his painting would be himself and those close to him, particularly his fiancée, Mary Cozens-Walker, whom he married that year. This has now become, says Green, ‘a continuing chronicle of the artist's life and immediate family’. His paintings of c. 1980–2 have been particularly concerned with his childhood and adolescence… (read more)

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