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Last Supper

© the artist's estate. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

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Philip Le Bas was born in Bordeaux. His mother was French and his father from the Channel Islands. The family were wine growers and his cousin, Sir Edward le Bas, was an eminent English Impressionist painter. Following service in the RAF during the war, Philip studied painting at the Regent Street Polytechnic (1948–1951) and at Brighton College of Art (1951–1952). A Roman Catholic, he was commissioned to paint the Stations of the Cross in the church of Our Lady of the Visitation in Greenford, Middlesex. In the 1950s art students automatically used oils. When Le Bas started painting professionally he chose subjects that glowed with shiny reflections and found that he was much happier with the rich colours and smooth gloss effect of enamel paints.

The Argyll Collection

Oban

Title

Last Supper

Medium

oil on hardboard

Measurements

H 121 x W 87.2 cm

Accession number

87

Acquisition method

acquired with the assistance of a Gulbenkian Trust Grant, 1963

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

P.Le Bas

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