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Untitled, 1959

Oil, lace, sewing thread and metal wire on canvas
16 1/10 × 16 1/10 in
41 × 41 cm
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Carrington’s enigmatic paintings were influenced by children’s tales such as

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From the Catalogue:
Carrington’s enigmatic paintings were influenced by children’s tales such as Alice in Wonderland, English Fairy Tales and The Arabian Nights. These stories populated Carrington’s imagination with princesses and nocturnal creatures such as cats and enchantresses. In the 1950s, when Carrington moved …

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Signed and dated "1959 Leonora" lower edge
Leonora Carrington
British-Mexican, 1917–2011
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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. …

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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. Working in oil painting, traditional bronze and cast iron sculpture, and mixed-media sculpture that incorporated wood, glass, and iron objects, Carrington, a one-time romantic companion and muse of the Surrealist Max Ernst, …

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From the Catalogue:
Carrington’s enigmatic paintings were influenced by children’s tales such as

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From the Catalogue:
Carrington’s enigmatic paintings were influenced by children’s tales such as Alice in Wonderland, English Fairy Tales and The Arabian Nights. These stories populated Carrington’s imagination with princesses and nocturnal creatures such as cats and enchantresses. In the 1950s, when Carrington moved …

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Signed and dated "1959 Leonora" lower edge
Leonora Carrington
British-Mexican, 1917–2011
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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. …

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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. Working in oil painting, traditional bronze and cast iron sculpture, and mixed-media sculpture that incorporated wood, glass, and iron objects, Carrington, a one-time romantic companion and muse of the Surrealist Max Ernst, …

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Untitled, 1959

Oil, lace, sewing thread and metal wire on canvas
16 1/10 × 16 1/10 in
41 × 41 cm
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