1960'S ABSTRACT OIL PAINTING BY GERALD FRENCH
1960's Abstract Oil Painting by Gerald French.
Signed and dated 1965, by the artist , in very good, complete condition, the colours are still bright and the textured oil painting is mounted in it's original, white painted wooden frame. Information on the reverse reads, Nocturnal Forms 1. Gerald French 101 Carrington Street, Bradford. Gerald French was a painter of portraits, landscapes and abstracts, mainly self-taught, who studied part-time at Bradford School of Art. He studied alongside David Hockney, who he sketched on a number of occasions. Gerald French was included in the Yorkshire Artists’ Exhibition in Leeds City Art Gallery 1965, in Bradford, and at the Royal Academy. 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 gallery, Halifax. He held a solo exhibition at the Lane Gallery, Bradford in 1963 and others included ‘Retrospective’, Dean Clough, Halifax, 1994 ‘Circle and the Square’, Bretton Hall, 1993 and ‘Icons and Landscapes’, Smith Gallery, Brighouse, 1994. Examples of his work are in the collections of Granada Television, London, Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Hepworth Wakefield, and Wakefield Education Department.
Height: 94cm (37.01")
Width: 63.5cm (25")
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