Carnations and Zinnias

TitleCarnations and Zinnias
Mediumoil on wood panel
Dimensions11 1/2 x 7 3/4
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" lower right
Current OwnerPrivate Collection
URL of Owner
ProvenanceArtist; D. H. McMahon; Kennedy Galleries; Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Heinz III
PublishedBorn, Wolfgang. Still Life Painting in America, 1947, No. 102 Parke-Bernet Sale 1551, G. B. Wilson, etc., November 19, 1954, NO. 46; The Enigma of Ralph Albert Blakelock, Catalogue No. 89, Sheldon 1973
ExhibitedSanta Barbara, 1969; San Francisco, 1969; Phoenix, 1969; Sheldon 1973
Subject DescriptionA clear glass vase or bottle holding a bouquet of mixed flowers. The identification of carnations is plausible, zinnias (?). The bouquet is placed against a dark background with a strong light from the left reflecting on and through the glass to the right side.
ConditionGenerally good.
Infra-redNothing of significance.
UltraVioletNothing of significance.
X-rayThin coat of ground color applied in a vertical pattern.
Additional Examination Notes