20thC oil still life

Unusual, rather symbolic, mid century still life of stems in bud.
Oil on canvas, framed, signed and dated 3/46
By Stanhope Shelton (1908-1983)

Painter, Sculptor, advertising creator and art director born Stanhope Eustace Shelton in EastHam, London (then in Essex) the son of a manager of a chemical manufacturing company
Worked as art director for the well renowned Ogilvy & Mather in London, New York and the Far East, in the 1960’s / 70’s
Height 96.5cm. Width 79.5cm