Black Tulip

Mary Fedden (1915 - 2012)

Watercolour on paper

1992

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  • About the artist
    Born in Bristol, Mary Fedden studied at the Slade School of Art (1932 –1936). She studied under the theatre designer, Vladimir Polunin and painted dance sets for Sadlers Wells. Her first solo exhibition was held in 1946 at the Heals furniture store. After her marriage to artist Julian Trevelyan in 1951, the couple travelled in Europe, Africa, India, Russia and America. Fedden has taught painting at the Royal College of Art and at the Yehudi Menuhin School. In 1956 she became a member of the London Group and from 1956–1959 she was the Chair of the Women’s International Art Club. Fedden has exhibited widely since 1953 and her works are represented in many public collections including the Royal Collection and Tate.
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  • Details
    Title
    Black Tulip
    Date
    1992
    Medium
    Watercolour on paper
    Dimensions
    height: 33.00 cm, width: 28.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Transferred from HM Revenue and Customs, December 2015
    Inscription
    below image: [right] Fedden 1992
    Provenance
    Long & Ryle; HM Revenue and Customs; transferred to GAC December 2015
    GAC number
    18674