Edward Joseph Head (1863-1937_

Artist Name Edward Joseph Head (1863-1937_
Title Still Life of Flugelhorn and Flowers
Description This attractive British Still Life oil painting is by exhibited artist Edward Joseph Head. Painted circa 1920, it is a composition based around an old flugelhorn, with a vase, flowers and animal skull. There are several memento mori, an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death. The matt flugelhorn above the skull, with its dust and dents of age contrasts with the gleaming  but chipped vase, vibrant flowers and bright coloured cloths. A really lovely painting reminding one to make the most of now.
Provenance Family estate.
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 20 x 24 inches
Frame Housed in an ornate frame, 31 inches by 27 inches and in good condition.
Condition Good condition.
Biography Edward Joseph Head (1863-1937). Still life, figure and landscape painter and teacher. Studied Regents Street Polytechnic and Scarborough School of Art under Albert Strange. Exhibited 1889-1929. Addresses in Scarborough Yorkshire 1889, London 1893 and 1916 and Tenby Wales 1895.

Exhibited: Walker Gallery Liverpool 5, Royal Academy 18, Royal Society of British Artists 3.
Price £2950
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