Hector McDonald Sutton (1903-1992) - Pastel, Abstract 63
DescriptionAn expressive abstract piece by listed British artist Hector McDonald Sutton. The contrast between the vivid blue and purple tones and grey background gives the piece a graphic feel, typical of Sutton's style. Laid to backing card and protected by an overlay sheet which has been inscribed with the artist's name and titled. Unsigned. On laid.
There is a repaired tear across the upper right corner and some light scuffing to the backing board. Overall the appearance is very good.
16.5 x 7.7cm (6.5" x 3")Sheet: 24.4 x 13cm (9.6" x 5.1")
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Sutton was born in Walsall Wood, Staffordshire and studied at Southport and Liverpool Schools of Art before going on to the Royal College of Art. Between 1928-1937, he assisted Alfred Kingsley Lawrence, one of his tutors at the Royal College of Art, to complete the Bank of England Murals. Working as a painter, mural artist, print maker and later as a sculptor, Sutton exhibited at the Royal Academy and in the provinces. He held a number of teaching posts, becoming the first principal of Mansfield College of Art and was th adviser to Nottinghamshire Education Committee.
|Artist||Hector McDonald Sutton (1903-1992)|
|Dimensions||16.5 x 7.7cm|
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