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Joe Tilson, Demeter (diptych)
 
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TITLE:  Demeter (diptych)
ARTIST:  Joe Tilson (British, b.1928)
WORK DATE:  1990
CATEGORY:  Paintings
MATERIALS:  Oil
MARKINGS:  This work is signed, inscribed and dated 'DEMETER/Tilson 1990' on the reverse.
SIZE:  h: 86.2 x w: 86.2 in / h: 218.9 x w: 218.9 cm
STYLE:  Contemporary
PRICE*:  Price: £55,000 Price inclusive of frame, VAT & UK shipping. International customers please contact us for shipping quote.  (Convert prices to your currency with our Currency Converter)
GALLERY:  Goldmark Gallery  +44 (0)15 7282 1424  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  The title refers to Demeter the classical Greek goddess of the harvest, the fertility of the earth, the seasons, fecundity etc. Tilson spells out her name DEMETRA on the canvas employing letters of the ancient Greek alphabet and depicts at least two other of her symbols, three ears of wheat and a torch.

Demeter was exhibited at the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery (1991) and Joe Tilson Works 1961-1991, Waddington Galleries (1992). Reproduced Waddington Galleries catalogue (p.19) and the monograph Tilson (p.162) published by Thames & Hudson.

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