A Question of Colour

Sir William Russell Flint

P.R.A., P.R.W.S., R.S.W., R.O.I., R.E.

russell flint A Question of Colour

'A Question of Colour'
Date of Publication 1966.
Signed,Limited Edition print of 751.
Image size 17.75" X 24"

In 1958 Russell Flint embarked from Southampton on a grand tour, and called in en route at Portovenere in Northern Italy.
Here he was obviously atracted by the colourful subject of the painting of oars in the harbour-side buildings.
Apart from 'A Question of Colour', a second version, 'Repainting Oar Blades' was published as a calendar print in 1985
The models for this painting are in fact Cecilia Green.
Published in 1961 by Frost and Reed.
The edition was a rather curious 751.
The painting was exhibited in the R.A. Exhibition in 1959,
and the original published price was 9 guineas
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