Philip Martin Signed 1961 Oil on Board Abstract Painting


A 1961 oil on board abstract painting by Irish artist Philip Martin (1927-2014). Signed to the bottom left and signed and dated verso, this work has small brushstrokes that create a vibrant interior scene, reminiscent of a cathedral. Distinct figures are depicted in this composition, with religious symbols used throughout. The painting is displayed in a black frame. 

Philip Martin was born in the UK and spent his adolescence and early adulthood in Europe. He served three years in the British Royal Navy, followed by him joining the Third Order Saint of France brotherhood. He left the brotherhood and dedicated the rest of his life to painting. Martin's work features elements from his past, full of religious symbols.



19.5” W x 15.5” H x 1.25” D (frame), 18” W x 14” H (sight).

Condition notes:

Some scuffs to frame. Signature covered by frame. Age appropriate wear.

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