Graham SUTHERLAND Rare Original Signed Oil Mixed Media Painting. Graham SUTHERLAND Rare Original Signed Oil/Mixed Media Painting. Signed and dated by the artist lower left; this is an unusual and vibrant piece. This is an exceptional investment opportunity to acquire an extraordinary and extremely rare Sutherland original work of art. Oil/mixed media onto heavy stock paper, the artwork measures approximately 42cm x 25cm (16.5 x 9.8in) unframed.Hand signed, the work it is in excellent condition with some age related wear. It is an ORIGINAL WORK and NOT a lithograph or print of any kind.
It is certainly a stunning and interestingly different piece. A rare opportunity to acquire a truly terrific ORIGINAL Sutherland. Painter of imaginative landscapes, still life, figure pieces and portraits. Born 24 August 1903 in London.
Abandoned a railway engineering apprenticeship after a year and studied at Goldsmiths College School of Art 19205, where he specialized in engraving and etching. Formative influences on his early work were Blake, Samuel Palmer, the late Turner, Paul Nash and Henry Moore.Held his first and second exhibitions of drawings and engravings at the XXI Gallery, London, in 1925 and 1928. Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers 192633. Taught engraving at the Chelsea School of Art from December 1926 and composition and book illustration 1935 to July 1940.
192933 and with the London Group from 1932 (member 19367), experimenting with painting in oils from 1930 until, in 1935, the year after his first visit to Pembrokeshire, he decided to become a painter. Participated in the International Surrealist Exhibition in London 1936. First one-man exhibition of his oil paintings, mainly Welsh landscapes, at the Paul Rosenberg and Helft Gallery 1938. As an Official War Artist 19414 painted scenes of bomb devastation and of work in mines and foundries.
First New York exhibition at the Buchholz Gallery 1946, and in the same year completed the Crucifixion for St Matthews Church, Northampton. Taught painting at Goldsmiths College as visiting instructor 19467. Since 1947 has worked for several months each year on the French Riviera.
Trustee of the Tate Gallery 194854. Painted the portrait of Somerset Maugham 1949, the first of a series which includes Lord Beaverbrook, Sir Winston Churchill and others.Completed the designs for the Coventry Cathedral tapestry, Christ in Glory in the Tetramorph, between 1954 and 1957 (installed 1962). Has also designed posters, ceramics, book illustrations, and ballet costumes and décor for The Wanderer 1940. Important retrospective exhibitions have been held at the I. 1951, the Venice Biennale and the Musée National dArt Moderne, Paris, 1952, the Tate Gallery 1953, and at the São Paulo Bienal, Brazil, 1955. Certain works have Certificates of Authentication and this will be noted in the listing.
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