1945 Still Life 'Posie with Apples.'



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1945 Still Life 'Posie with Apples.'

1945, Swedish still life.

Deliciously reminiscent of Vanessa Bell's paintings at Charleston this sweetheart ticks all our decorators' boxes. Loosely painted with no restraint and full of joie de vivre a flowered jug is giggling with pink and butter poppies and white marguerites. Four stoic apples, in wonderful salmon pink and emerald, stand like sentries, keeping order.

If your heart belongs to Bloomsbury this painting is for you.

Newly framed, ready to hang.
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 52 x 60
Inches: 20 1/2 x 24
CM: 38 x 46
Inches: 15 x 18
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Provenance: Swedish School
Date; 1945
Condition; Good



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BARNSTAR is run by Mark Greenwood and Kitty Hope, who source beautiful mid-century paintings from around the world, they are happy to take on sourcing commissions.

Mark began trading in the antiques and salvage world in 1985 with three London strores selling furniture, decorative and architectural antiques.  Mark was head hunted by Chesney's to buy and sell 18th and 19th century chimneypieces, including opening the Chesney's Atlanta showroom in the ADAC Centre.

Trained in graphic design and illustration, Kitty worked for publisher Macmillan, as a senior designer and is responsible for the design of the classic children's book 'The Gruffalo'.  Kitty has worked for many years as a vintage and food stylist, she has a keen eye for stylish mid-century decorative pieces.  She has written and styled 5 books including the best selling Sweets Made Simple, the companion book to the couple's BBC TV show of the same name.

The couple argue incessantly through Kitty is wise enough to know that one should let your man think he wears the trousers.

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