Fid Harnack RSMA (1898-1983) - Mid 20th Century Oil, Greenwood, West Mersea
DescriptionThis delightful scene depicts a flock of chickens feeding by a barn. Painted in expressive, gestural brushstrokes, this charming study captures the tranquillity of the countryside. This scene is a change form Harnack's usual marine subjects, but is still set in his home of West Mersea. Unsigned. Label with artist name and title to the reverse. On board .
In fine condition.
38.4 x 49.5cm (15.1" x 19.5")Sheet: 41.1 x 52.1cm (16.2" x 20.5")
Painter, illustrator and printmaker born in London. He attended Leyton School of Art and studied with Arthur Briscoe. During World War II he served in the RNVR as a Gunnery Officer. He was elected RSMA in 1950 and also showed at the RA. He often signed as “Fid Harnack” and lived and worked at West Mersea, Essex painting marinescapes. An example of his work is in the collection of the National Maritime Museum.
|Artist||Fid Harnack RSMA (1898-1983)|
|Date||Mid 20th Century|
|Dimensions||38.4 x 49.5cm|
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