Untitled (Abstract: Fish and Nets)

Erasmo Fernandez
Born in Spain in 1924, Erasmo Fernandez first came to Britain during the Second World War. He also spent some time in Paris, where he studied painting at the École des Beaux-Arts and spent two years working at Andre Lhôte's atelier. Fernandez returned to Britain in the 1950s, where he began working as a painter, as well as experimenting with ceramics and prints. He has devoted a significant proportion of his career to teaching. 'Untitled (Abstract: Fish and Nets)' combines figurative allusions to the fish and netting in the title with abstract and organic forms. Fernandez's approach is reminiscent of that of St Ives artists, such as Peter Lanyon and Ben Nicholson. Greg Salter
  • Artwork Details: 71.4 x 91.8cm
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  • Material description: oil on board
  • Credit line: bequeathed by Miss Enid Morse, © the artist
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: AC 655

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