inscribed on a label on the reverse ‘ROBIN PHILIPSON RSA/23 CRAWFORD ROAD/EDINBURGH/1979/”INTERIOR”/W/COLOUR AND PASTEL’
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Interior with Four Nudes, 1979
with Aitken Dott & Son, Edinburgh
Somerset, Hestercombe Gallery, A Personal Passion, 25 April – 5 July 2015;
Woking, The Lightbox, Bodies! The Ingram Collection, 21 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
Philipson’s early work was mainly of landscapes, still lifes and interiors. He was strongly influenced by Gillies and Maxwell, with whom, amongst others, he shared membership of the group known as The Edinburgh School. His later 1970s work explored more general figurative studies.