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Ben Nicholson, 1894–1982, British

1929 (still life)

1929, reworked 1935
Oil and pencil on canvas
Support (PTG): 26 1/2 x 32 1/2 inches (67.3 x 82.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
abstract art | bottle | bowl | circular | Cubist | mug | plate | rectangle | still-life
On view in the galleries
IIIF Manifest:

Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 16, no. 41, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ben Nicholson : Fifty years of his art, , Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1978, p. 69, no. 25, fig. 18, NJ18 N51 N37

Ben Nicholson, [Exhibition at] the Tate Gallery, 19 June-27 July, 1969 , London, 1969, pp. 32-33, no. 51, NJ18 N51 T37 (YCBA)

Ben Nicholson, early works , Crane Kalman Gallery, London, 1968, [p. 12], no. 8, J18 N51 968C (LSF)

Ben Nicholson: the Tate Gallery 19 June-27 July 1969, Arno Press, New York, 1969, p. 33, NJ18 N51 T37 (YCBA)

William Gaunt, Elegance in Abstraction, The Times (London), , Saturday, July 13, 1968, p. 19, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm : An T482 (SML)

Dame Barbara Hepworth, A pictorial autobiography, Praeger, New York, NY, 1970, p. 20, NJ18 H44 A3 1970 (YCBA)

Josef Paul Hodin, The dilemma of being modern, essays on art and literature , Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1956, pp. 113-114, J12 H669 956 (SML)

Jeremy Lewison, Ben Nicholson, Phaidon, London, 1991, p. 6, NJ18 N51 L47 1991 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Norbert Lynton, Ben Nicholson, Phaidon, London, 1993, p. 148, pl. 133, NJ18 N51 L95 1993 (YCBA)

Paintings, reliefs, drawings. With an introd. by Herbert Read, , Lund Humphries, London, 1955, pl. 35, J18 N51 +948R OVERSIZE (LSF)

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)

Andrew Carnduff Ritchie, Masters of British Painting, 1800-1950, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in collaboration with the City Art Museum of St. Louis and the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco , New York, NY, 1956, pp. 119, 155, no. 65, ND467 N4 (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 16, no. 41, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Impressionist Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture : 4 November 1982, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, New York, November 4, 1982, lot 59, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

John Newenham Summerson, Ben Nicholson, Penguin Books, West Drayton, Middlesex, England, 1948, p. 10, pl. 7, NJ18 N51 S85 1948 (YCBA)

Malcolm Warner, Great British paintings from American collections, Holbein to Hockney , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 16, fig. 19, ND464 W27 2001 (YCBA)

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