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John Cherrington (1931-2015) - Signed 1980 Oil, Doll with Red Hair

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Description

A vibrant oil painting of a doll by British artist John Cherrington. The artist has used a vivid colour palette, heavily contrasting the red and blue to tones to give a surreal quality to the composition. Signed and dated. On board.

Condition

There are some light surface scratches to the varnish. Overall the appearance is very good.

Size

39.2 x 28.7cm (15.4" x 11.3")
Sheet: 41.2 x 31.2cm (16.2" x 12.3")

Collection Information

Sulis Fine Art is proud to present this fine and large collection of works by the British artist John Cherrington.

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Artist Biography

John Cherrington was born in 1931. He studied at Hornsea Art College, and moved to Paris at the age of 16 to study art and art history. Cherrington served in the Army for eight years, and afterwards qualified as an art teacher. He taught art in London until moving to Herefordshire in 1977.

Cherrington was a prolific but relatively unknown painter, due to his shyness and unwillingness to put forward his work. Despite this reluctance, many of his paintings were accepted by the Royal Society of Portrait Painters between 1969 and 1974. His wonderful sketches of local characters are full of expression and talent. He produced paintings of bulls for local farmers, and was known to sketch customers in pubs.

Cherrington said his art was “stimulated by the visual world around him, which he found both tormenting and marvellous”.

Cherrington passed away in 2015 in North Wales.

More Information
Code kk334
Artist John Cherrington (1931-2015)
Date 1980
Dimensions 39.2 x 28.7cm
Framed No
Medium Oil
Style Realism
Subject Still Life
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