Pink Roses, Chinese Vase by Samuel John Peploe foldable bag

Size (Folded):
W 21 x H 12 x D 1.5 cm
Size (Open):
W 38 x H 35.5 x D 9 cm
Handle Drop Length:
10 cm
Hand wash only. Recommended to clean with a damp cloth.

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Foldaway shopping bag featuring the artwork Pink Roses, Chinese Vase by Scottish artist Samuel John Peploe, from the National Galleries of Scotland collection. The image is printed on both sides of the canvas which is 100% cotton with recyclable faux leather straps and details.

This compact and eco-friendly shopping bag, folds away for easy storage in your handbag and opens easily to provide ample space for all your shopping. The bag fastens with a frontal button clip, and it is fitted with a full-length zip to ensure all your goods are kept safe inside.

Represented in this artwork is a beautiful artwork painted during a time when Peploe was experimenting with using areas of bright colour in his still life paintings. Peploe had spent time studying in Paris and was influenced by contemporary French painting. He felt that every plane was to be represented by a change of colour and in this work the outlines are bold to emphasise the objects and their relation to one another.

Samuel John Peploe (1871 – 1935) is one of the group of four artists known as the 'Scottish Colourists'. Born in Edinburgh, he studied art in Paris and lived there from 1910 to 1912. French painting proved to be a powerful influence for Peploe throughout his life. Although his work never became abstract, it was characterised by tight composition, strong colour, and assured handling.