Nun with Bird

Nun with Bird

Code: 10251


W: 79.5cm (31.3")H: 201cm (79.1")


A large scale, mid 20th century, oil on board painting depicting a Nun holding a bird, signed Neil Brown and dated 1959. Inscribed on reverse RSA painting competition.

A fabulously intriguing, dark and sensitive narrative painting depicting a Nun holding a captured bird in her hands, against the backdrop of a stone wall with a leafless tree.

Neil Dallas Brown (1938-2003) was a successful Scottish artist who exhibited internationally and taught at Glasgow School of art. This piece would have been produced during his student years at Dundee school of Art. 
Overall condition is good with some large paint losses to lower section through signature ( see image)