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Work details

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Applicant or licensee name:
The National Trust
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United Kingdom
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Title or short description:
Oil painting by Margaret Lindsay Williams (1888-1960)4. Angel and star ( architectural panel painted 1926)
Full description:
Oil painting on canvas painted by Margaret Lindsay Williams (1888-1960) in around 1926.Approx 1700x1 400mm in size.Depicts a male and a female angel in mid flight. The male angel has pale pink wings with turquoise details and is naked. His outstretched arm reaches for a star to his right, against a dark blue sky.He holds the hand of the female angel, naked apart from a dark pink silk that partly covers their forms. The female angel has small yellow butterfly- like wings and long blonde flowing hair.The bottom of the painting shows a mountainous background with the tops of what look like Cyprus trees.
Still visual art
Type of work:
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
Held by us, The National Trust, a conservation and heritage charity in the UK.
Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
Photographs appear of the painting ,in a book by Angela Gaffney, published in 1999 by University of Wales.


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Known creators or right holders

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

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