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Painting

Description

Painting entitled 'Tulip', in oil painted with impasto technique, abstract image of a tulip made up of wide overlapping strokes in shades of orange, red, yellow, purple, green, white, pink and blue, on board: British, by Bernat Klein, 1962

Museum reference

K.2010.94.1257

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Painting

Production information

Klein, Bernat, 1922 - 2014, Artist
Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1962

Materials

Wood, Metal, Oil paint

Physical description

Painting entitled 'Tulip', in oil painted with impasto technique, abstract image of a tulip made up of wide overlapping strokes in shades of orange, red, yellow, purple, green, white, pink and blue, on board. Signed on the back in handwritten ink 'Bernat Klein '62'. Framed and backed in wood. Back of painting inscribed in handwritten ink 'TOP / 12 / Bernat Klein '62' with paper label typed and handwritten in red pencil '"TULIPS 3[scored out]" / 1961 / B. KLEIN / High Sunderland / GALASHIELS. // Canada', sticker on back of painting handwritten in ink with inscription '3.6 / Bernat Klein Exhibition / Hawick Museum 2005'. Frame with handwritten note in ink '(15)', sticker with handwritten note in ink '100 TULIPS NO. 2' and label with handwritten and printed inscription 'BERNAT KLEIN 408 TULIP (2) AYP'.

Associations

Klein, Bernat, 1922 - 2014
Studio of Bernat Klein, Christies Auction Sale

Exhibitions

  • Bernat Klein - Textile Designer, Artist, Colourist (15 Aug 2005 - 23 Oct 2005)
    Scott Gallery & Hawick Museum

  • Design Matters ( Apr 1976 - May 1976)
    Kirkcaldy Museum and Art gallery

References

Klein, Bernat and Jackson, Lesley, 'Bernat Klein Textile Designer, Artist, Colourist', Bernat Klein Trust, 2005, p26

The Studio of Bernat Klein', Christies Auction House sale catalogue, Glasgow, November Thursday 24 November 1994, p10

Klein, Bernat, 'Eye for Colour', Bernat Klein Scotland with Collins, London, 1965, p126

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