‘7.7.91 For Robin Walker’ is a drawing in pastel in keeping with the robust quality of Sean Scully’s larger canvases. In this work the artist has built up a velvety texture, where layers of chalky pigment are roughly applied with softened edges revealing the paper underneath. The tones of orange ochre, deep petrol blue, pinkish whites and charcoal create a soothing sense of order. Scully’s vertical stripes inset with boxes of horizontal stripes nestle comfortably without appearing static.
|Medium||Pastel on paper|
|Dimensions||101 x 152 cm|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Donated by the artist, 1991|
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