In stock
Code:
pz343

Beric Young (1902-1963) - 1958 Watercolour, Distant Blue Mountains

£139.63

Description

A vibrant watercolour with loose brushstrokes depicting a far reaching view of a continental landscape, by the listed artist Beric Young. With a watermark to the upper right corner. Signed and dated. On high quality watercolour paper.

Condition

The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some minor discolouration. Overall the condition is good.

Size

34.5 x 50.1cm (13.6" x 19.7")
Sheet: 35.5 x 51.1cm (14" x 20.1")

Artist Biography

Beric Young was born 10th February 1902 at Leyton on the borders of Epping Forest, London, to parents of country background. His father was a respected national journalist and Beric spent most of his early life in Leyton and Hackney.

During the years immediately following the First World War he taught himself to paint and began what was to become a successful career in commercial art. In 1929 he commenced serious watercolour painting and by the outbreak of the Second World War had made considerable progress in this medium.

In 1939 he joined the Police War Reserve, thus making the long desired break with Fleet Street. After 2 ½ years "on the beat", during which he continued to paint on every possible occasion, he was seconded to the Ministry of Information. Here he was engaged on colour visuals, drawing and painting for many of the larger official wartime publications.

From 1945 onwards Beric Young continued to paint in watercolour, concentrating on perfecting his technique. He travelled widely, as can be seen from his paintings, visiting France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Holland and Switzerland, as well as Ireland, Scotland and many parts of England. He amassed a great number of watercolours, mature in style and of a great variety of subjects.

In later years he painted in oils with success.

He was member of the Chelsea Arts Club, and exhibited at the Royal Academy, many of the London Galleries and with most Societies.

More Information
Code pz343
Artist Beric Young (1902-1963)
Date 1958
Dimensions 34.5 x 50.1cm
Medium Watercolour
Style Postimpressionism
Subject Landscape
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Beric Young (1902-1963) - 1958 Watercolour, Distant Blue Mountains

Delivery prices for this item are as follows

UK:
£0
EU:
£8.4
Europe:
£17.2
USA/Can:
£26.4
Australia:
£53.9
World:
£53.9

Remember - we combine shipping costs for multiple purchases automatically so go through to checkout for the final price.

Need to Know

All of our items come with a Certificate of Authenticity

Read more Certificate of Authenticity
Empty | Add All to Cart
 My Wishlist (0)