Harold Gilman

Mother and Child

Mother and Child by Harold Gilman

Artwork Detail Request a print

Gilman was strongly influenced by the work of Gauguin and Van Gogh, which he saw at the Manet and the Post-Impressionists exhibition (1912). He was a notable painter in the inner circle of 'The Camden Town Group', who were united in rebellion against the rigid academic standards of early 20th-century Britain. He balanced his concern with the abstract qualities of broad planes and rich mosaics of colour, with human intimacy, as seen here in this painting of his wife Sylvia and their son John.

Title
Mother and Child
Artist/creator
Production date
1918
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
698 x 507 mm
Inscription
'gilman' (lower right)
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1952. Frame sponsored by Graham Mitchell.
Accession no
1952/2/1
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
On display

If you’re interested in reproducing this artwork, you can enquire here.

Request a print

Explore Further