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Work details

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Applicant or licensee name:
The National Trust
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
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Status of application:
Licence Granted
Title or short description:
Oil painting by Margaret Lindsay Williams (1888-1960)5. Cherub with horn (oil on canvas painted 1926)
Full description:
A narrow, tall oil painting on canvas. Approx 350mm wide and 1700 mm tall.A dark grey pillar swathed in dark pink- red silk with three lion feet at the base. A cherub sits at the top, holding in his arms, a golden cornucopia, filled with fruits ; grapes, apples and lemons.Small purple and yellow crocuses are growing amongst the grass on the floor, as well as red poppies. In the background there are Cyprus trees against a dark blue sky.
Still visual art
Type of work:
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
We (The National Trust), a conservation and heritage charity hold the painting in our ownership.
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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Margaret Lindsay Williams (Deceased)
Beneficiary No Peter Bernall Williams (deceased?)

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