Linda Sutton

Linda Sutton- Human Folly Surrealist Painting with Garden of Eden Theme 1970's



Acrylic Paint


Surrealist painting with various imagery that has to do with the garden of Eden. An apple hangs between the female and the male and it is held by a serpent. On the paper attached to the man's arm reads, "And Eat, And Live, Forever" which comes from the biblical text. There is a bottle of champagne that has to do with human folly as well as the sexual nature of the female figure. The artist signed the work on the bottom corner as well as the back of the canvas. Canvas is not framed.

Artist Biography

Linda Sutton is a British painter. She was born in 1947 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. She studied at the Winchester School of Art and the Royal College of Art in London where she graduated in 1974. She is still living in London. Her work is based on narratives and mythological themes with an autobiographical perspective. Her paintings are in art collections including, Tate Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Sainsbury Collection, and the Queen Fabiola of Belgium. She has won awards including the Royal College of Arts for a 100-foot mural and the Contemporary Arts Society. She is also recognized by many other art dealers and museums for her work.


H 86 in. x W 78 in. x D 2.25 in.