Brown & Yellow Composition

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912 - 2004)

Lithograph

1958

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Bahrain
    City: Manama
    Place: British Embassy
  • About the artist
    Wilhelmina Barns-Graham was born in Fife, in Scotland, and studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1932 to 1936. In 1940, she moved to St Ives where she met the artists Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Peter Lanyon. From the 1960s onwards she divided her time between her home in St Ives and a small estate in St Andrews, inherited from an aunt. She exhibited consistently from the 1940s and was included in surveys of the St Ives School, in particular the 1945 exhibition St Ives 1939-64 at the Tate in London. In 1999 she was elected an honorary member of the Royal Scottish Academy and was awarded a CBE in 2001. In that year a major monograph went some way to assert Barns-Graham’s rightful position as a significant British artist.
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    Title
    Brown & Yellow Composition
    Date
    1958
    Medium
    Lithograph
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Editions Alecto, May 1965
    Inscription
    bl: W Barns Graham 1958 br: 11/30
    GAC number
    7007