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Flowers on Blue Cloth

Flowers on Blue Cloth

Artist: Elizabeth Blackadder

Catalogue: 48

Material: Oil on Canvas

Dimensions: 51 x 61cm

Date: Acquired 1964

About the artwork

Still life painting of a jug with yellow orange flowers set against a dark background containing abstracted shapes.

About the artist

Dame Elizabeth Violet Blackadder OBE RA RSA RSW (born Falkirk, 1931) studied at Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art. Blackadder is a painter and printmaker and the first woman to be elected to both the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy. She taught at Edinburgh College of Art until her retirement in 1986. She works in a variety of media including oil paint, watercolour, drawing and printmaking.