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Boy and a Birdcage (1947)





Oil, Canvas

Physical Object Description:

Angular figures of a woman in purple holding a birdcage that contains a white bird. Next to her is a smaller boy in blue.


78.8 x 86.4 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1949

Ownership history:

Purchased from the Leicester Galleries, London by Raymond Mortimer (1895-1980) for the Contemporary Art Society, 1948; presented to Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, 1949

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Artworks by William Scott

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