ithell colquhoun magician born of nature
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a rose is a rose is a rose

                                     1980

Acrylic on board. 10 x 7¾in. (25.4 x 19.7cm.) Monogrammed and dated ’80 top left. Inscribed verso with the name, title and year. Provenance NT. Exhibited Penzance, Framer’s Gallery, 1981, no. 10. The title is taken from Gertrude Stein's famous line.