Trompe l'oeil (Gardening)

Martin Battersby (1914 - Lewes 1982)
National Trust Inventory Number 724104.4

Category Paintings
Date 1950 - 1960
Materials Oil on canvas laid down on panel
Measurements 1990 x 930 mm
Place of origin
Collection Mompesson House, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas laid down on panel, Trompe l'oeil (Gardening) by Martin Battersby (1914 - Lewes 1982), 1950-60. A painting on the theme of gardening, with a classical medallion, gardening tools, botanical illustrations and prints, roses and seed packets (?). Framed and glazed.

Provenance

Commissioned by Denis Martineau (1907-1975) the last owner of Mompesson House

Makers and roles

Martin Battersby (1914 - Lewes 1982), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Glass (60143)
Oil paint (8287)
Wood (126450)
Category Paintings (12631)
Collection Mompesson House, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum) (2035)
Periods 20th century (174709)
Maker Martin Battersby (1914 - Lewes 1982) (8)
Subjects
Object Type Trompe l'oeil (8)

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