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The Man with the Lamp 1943

s. b. r.: "Cecil Collins 1943" CRE COLLINS, Cecil; (English; 1908-1989) Bequeathed by Mrs Elisabeth Collins, through the NACF, 2001. Collins's paintings tend to have a very personal meaning, often bound up with the artist's creativity. This painting has a pair, The Musician, in which the woman with mandolin probably stands for the artist's wife, though is not intended as a portrait in the ordinary…