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Modern British School Oil On Board Portrait Of A Young Man In Profile


£1,750 | $2,440 USD | €2,024 EUR
Item Number: SA744870
Date of manufacture: 1960
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Sitter Stalker
This antique has been viewed 28 times in the past month with the most views from France.


A fine and large scale portrait by Gerald French (1927-2001) of a young gentleman seated, and in profile circa 1960. French was a painter of portraits, landscapes and abstracts, mainly self-taught, who studied part-time at Bradford School of Art alongside David Hockney who he sketched on a number of occasions. 
The artist of this work was also a member of Bradford Art Club, his work has been featured in a Royal Academy show in London, and at the Yorkshire Artists’ Exhibition in Leeds City Art Gallery 1965, and at other exhibitions in Bradford at Cartwright Hall, and in Wakefield.
In 2002, a selection of his paintings were shown alongside other Bradford artists, including David Hockney and Doug Binder, at ‘The Bradford Years’ exhibition at the Dean Clough.

Examples of his work are in the collections of Dean Clough, Halifax; Granada Television, London; Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal; Cartwright Hall, Bradford; Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council;  and The Hepworth, Wakefield.
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Canvas: 29' x 36 / 91 x 74 cm
Frame: 31' x 39' / 80 x 99 cm
Internal Ref: SS00026


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1960.


Height = 99 cm (39.0")
Width = 60 cm (23.6")
Depth = 4 cm (1.6")

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Notting Hill Gate
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