Kitchen cupboard still life; Margaret Olley; 1980; 1


The Olley Project


Kitchen cupboard still life


Margaret Olley

Date Made


Medium and Materials

Oil on board

Inscription and Marks

Signed lower left: Olley


36 x 48"/ 92 x 122.5cm

Subject and Association Description

Exhibition History: Margaret Olley, Holdsworth Galleries, Woollahra, 18/10/1980-06/11/1980, No. 1

Provenance Details: Sotheby's Australia, Important Australian Art, Melbourne, 22/11/2011, lot 27

Acquisition Price: 1950

The painting depicts from the left: a decorated Chinese (?) teapot, gold chrysanthemums in a pottery jug, and a plate of beurre bosch pears in a plant in front of a compote of oranges. A dark brown jug and a cane basket complete the composition.

Credit Line

Private collection

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