John Melville – The Sleepers

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‘The Sleepers’

Oil on canvas, signed, dated ’62. Titled ‘Pink-Yellow Reclining Figures’ on old frame in son Theo Melville’s hand.

141x104cm.

£12,500

Provenance: despite Theo’s titling, this is almost certainly
‘The Sleepers’ from the 1967 RBSA exhibition.