House, Gordon (1932-2004), 'Manuscript Yellow', Acrylic on Canvas, 1978-79.

'Manuscript Yellow', Acrylic on Canvas, 1978-79.

Signed 'Gordon House', dated '1978-'79', and titled 'Manuscript Yellow' on the reverse. Bearing label from the Waddington Galleries, Cork Street.

One of a group of works included in House's solo show of paintings held at the Waddington Galleries in London, 2nd - 22nd October 1979.

Gordon house wrote that the source for the title, 'Manuscript Yellow', was 'the first sheets of manuscript prior to typesetting. Author's proof corrections sometimes in red. Old illuminated works with decorated initial letter forms, gold leaf. 'The Book of Kells' and other early, mostly English, manuscript works'.

This painting relates to House's etching 'Manuscript Red' (cat.119) of 1978-79.

Size: 122 x 122 cm