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A surgical operation. Oil painting by Reginald Brill, 1934-1935.

Brill, Reginald, 1902-1974.
Date
1934-1935

About this picture

Description

Around the operating table are six figures in white surgical gowns: in the foreground, an anaesthetist holding a bottle; two male surgeons performing the operation; a woman who passes an instrument to one of the operators; and two other women. The two operators and two of the women wear masks. One of the men and one of the women wear pink gloves. Through the window behind are shown a parapet of the hospital building, and another building beyond One painting in a series about the human condition called The martyrdom of man. Another painting in the series is in Tate Britain, London

Publication/Creation

1934-1935.

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; approximately 205 x 160 cm

Lettering

RB 1934/35

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