An Angel Ascending to Heaven

An Angel Ascending to Heaven , 1969-1989

Angus Menmuir Neil

Artist:Angus Menmuir Neil
Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland, 1924 - 1992

oil on board

This painting was described by the artist as a depiction of his friend and fellow artist Joan Eardley ascending into heaven. Joan Eardley died prematurely in 1963 and Angus Neil was traumatised by her death. He began the painting in 1969 and reworked it from 1983 until 1989.


Purchased in 1993.
© Estate of the Artist (2008)
Overall: Height: 118.4 cm, Width: 118.6 cm Frame: Height: 200 cm, Width: 200 cm
Acc. No. ABDAG010775

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