Assemblage and Tromp l'Oeil

HARRY PHELAN GIBB (1870-1948) Biography
SURREALISM (founded c.1924) Biography

Assemblage and Tromp l'Oeil (United Kingdom, c.1930 - 1935)

Collage, gouache, painted metal and wood


82.50cm high
86.00cm wide
(32.48 inches high)
(33.86 inches wide)
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Born in Alnwick, Northumberland, Phelan Gibb was the first British artist of his kind and a little ahead of his time.Having studied in Edinbugh, Paris, Antwerp and Munich he exhibited in group exhibitions at Salon d'Automme, the Allied Artists' Association as well as the Wertheim, Alpine and Redfern Galleries and also in New York.

Sir William Van Horne, quoted in Lucy Wertheim, Adventures in Art, 1947