No Man's Land

Artist

Sir Robin Philipson

Catalogue
51
Material

Oil on Canvas

Dimensions

122x 91.2cm

Date

Acquired 1967

About the artwork

Abstract style painting with wide range of tonal variation and colours.

About the artist

Sir Robin Philipson RA RSA FRSE RSW (born Lancashire, 1916 1992) studied and taught at Edinburgh College of Art. He is known for his expressive use of paint, often using heavy impasto and bold colour. He is particularly renowned for his cockfight paintings, a series which began in the 1950s and helped to establish his career as a painter.