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Vintage still life oil painting of a basket, jug and fruit.  This large size painting from 1961 by R. Berton makes a bold and colourful statement.  It's a knife or couteau painting.  The canvas is raised throughout with impasto thickened paint which has been applied thickly with a knife.  The basket has cream and green hues, while the terracotta jug and textured, colourful pears
border on cubist...

Medium: Oil on stretched canvas

Overall size: 30ins x 24ins or 75cms x 60cms (all measurements are approx)

Date: 1960's

Condition: The painting is in good vintage condition, some tiny losses and imperfections throughout.   The frame, is the original, expect wear and tear commensurate with age.  

Signed: R. Berton

Basket, Jug and Pears


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