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Details & Cataloguing

Scottish Art

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London

Peter Howson, O.B.E.
B.1958
O MIRACLE!

Provenance

Flower's East, London, where purchased by the present owner

Exhibited

London, Flower's East, The Rake's Progress and Other Paintings, 1996

Literature

R. Heller, Peter Howson, London, 2003, illustrated in colour, p.115

Catalogue Note

The present work is the fourth in a series of monumental paintings based on Stravinksy's opera The Rake's Progress, which itself was based on William Hogarth's series of paintings and engravings detailing a man's downward journey ending in imprisonment in Bedlam. The Rake series were exhibited at Flower's East in 1996.

Scottish Art

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London