Oleanders. In Homage to Vincent van Gogh (framed)

by Leonard McComb RA

As part of the Multiple Thoughts exhibition, this framed limited edition print by Leonard McComb is on show in the Keeper’s House at the Royal Academy from 27 April–10 September 2018.

Please note that, if purchased, this framed print is available for collection only from the Royal Academy of Arts by appointment with the Art Sales team.

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Artwork details

Artist Leonard McComb RA
Colour Black/White
Dimensions 61 x 72.5cm
Fabric & material Etching
Artist Proof
Medium Print

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Artwork description

Senior Academician Leonard McComb is renowned for his still-lifes, landscape and portraiture work, all of which he interprets as a form of self-portrait. Throughout his life he has travelled widely, particularly in Cyprus and the south of France. His work is led and informed by the close relationships he has forged over time, be they with friends made while abroad or among the market traders of Billingsgate, London. McComb, who is passionate about working from life, has entitled this detailed etching of oleanders – which are showy, but toxic – in homage to one of his artist heroes.

All proceeds from sales of this work go directly to support the non-profit-making areas of the Royal Academy, particularly the RA Schools.

About Leonard McComb RA

Leonard McComb RA was born in Glasgow in 1930. He studied at Manchester School of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art, London.

McComb recieved a multitude of awards, including the Royal Academy's Jubille Award (1977), The Times Watercolour Prize (1992 and 1993) and the RWS Prize (1998). He also undertook major commissions such as the Jubille Medal for the... Go to artist page