Still life with Cup and Saucer

Artist

David Donaldson

Catalogue
94
Material

Oil on Canvas

Dimensions

76.3x 63.5cm

Date

Acquired 1972

About the artwork

Still life depicting a blue and white cup and saucer in front of a vase containing flowers. A dressing mirror with a reflected self-portrait sits behind the vase. The paint has been applied using loose, visible brushstrokes.

About the artist

David Donaldson RSA RP (born Lanarkshire, 1916 1996) studied and taught at Glasgow School of Art, becoming Head of Drawing and Painting in 1968. He painted a range of subjects including still life and landscape as well as literary, biblical and allegorical subjects, and is regarded as a leading portrait painter.