Andrew Freeth (1912-1986) - Signed 20th Century Watercolour, Artist and Model
DescriptionA pen and ink drawing with a watercolour wash showing the artist and his model, the inscription on the back has the title of the piece as well as an artists stamp. Well presented in a card mount and simple wooden frame. Signed to the lower left. On wove.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration. There are some scuffs to the frame.
35 x 21cm (13.8" x 8.3")
Andrew Freeth was born in Birmingham and attended the Birmingham College of Art and, between 1936 and 1939, studied at the British School in Rome.
From 1936 onwards, Freeth exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, the Royal Watercolour Society and elsewhere.
During World War Two, Freeth served in the Middle East as an official war artist to the Royal Air Force. The War Artists' Advisory Committee commissioned two lithographs from Freeth.
Freeth won the prestigious Prix de Rome in engraving in 1936 and 1937, for his series of Black Country images. Freeth was elected to the Royal Academy in 1965 and taught at St Martin's School of Art and the Central School of Art in London. Freeth's work is held in a number of public collections, including Birmingham Museums Trust, National Football Museum, Royal Academy of Arts
|Artist||Andrew Freeth (1912-1986)|
|Dimensions||35 x 21cm|
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