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Creator Ben Nicholson, 1894–1982, British
Title May 1955 (Gwithian)
Date 1955
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 41 3/4 x 41 3/4 inches (106 x 106 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1985.19.2
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669293
Subject Terms abstract art | drinking glasses | food | geometric abstraction | goblet | landscape | Neolithic | pedestal | sculpture | still life | time | transparent | wine | wine glass
Place Represented Cornwall | England | Saint Ives | United Kingdom
Publications

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, pp. 20,21,194-95, no. 81, fig. 19, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)


Paul Mellon's legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels], Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 1, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)


Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 17, cover, no. 42, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


Norbert Lynton, Ben Nicholson, Phaidon, London, 1993, pp. 290-91, no. 2777, NJ18 N51 L95 1993 (YCBA)


May 1955 : Gwithian, Burlington Magazine, Vol. 128,no.1003, October 1986, cover, N1 B87 + (YCBA)


John McDonald, A Feast of Mellon, Sydney Morning Herald, May 9, 1998, p. 14, Film An Sy25 (SML) , Also Available Online (Factiva database)


May 1955 ( Gwithian ), Modern Painters, vol. 20, no. 7, September 2008, p. 64, ND468 +M57 Oversize (YCBA)


Gwithian, ART News, vol. 60, December 1961, p. 25, N1 +A6 Oversize (Haas) , Also available at Beinecke


Gwithian, Burlington Magazine, vol. 103, December 1961, p. vi, N1 B87+ Oversize , Also available on JSTOR


Sotheby's sale catalogue : Modern British drawings, paintings and sculpture ... the property of Mrs. Mary Keene ... : 13 December 1961, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London, December 13, 1961, p. 49, lot no. 224, Film B12, Part IV, Reel 67 (YCBA)


Exhibition at Durlacher Gallery, ART News, vol. 54, May 1955, p. 52, N1 +A6 Oversize (Haas)


Paintings, reliefs, drawings, With an introduction by Herbert Read, Lund Humphries, London, 1955, pl. 134, J18 N51 +948R Oversize (LSF)


Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, cover, p. 17, no. 42, cover, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


St Ives abstraction, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2013, p. 22, V 2475 (YCBA)

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