This is one distinctively abstract painting in the manner of listed artist Ben Nicholson' O.M. (1894-1982 . A still life mixed media on paper laid on artist's prepared masonite board. Signed with initials 'BN' on the lower left. This still life is probably one of Ben Nicholson's "compositional drawings” in pen, ink, oil and wash during 1970's as from 1978 until his death in 1982, Nicholson focused on producing a large number of works on paper of modest dimensions and focused exclusively on making drawings. During this time, the striped pitchers appeared again and again as a motif in his work. The prepared masonite board is a characteristic of Ben Nicholson’ art.
This artwork is unexamined out of frame and photographed behind the glass in the frame with some diffusion and reflections in the photos. It has been shown to fine art professionals and they are in agreement that it is of the correct age and style, but it would be up to the buyer to conduct further research for authentication and getting the opinion of a knowledgeable respected expert on the artist's works for proving that it's actually by the artist. Measures 51cm x 30cm (21 x 16.5 Inch) including the artist's prepared board. Acquired from a Hampstead estate.
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