John Ivor Stewart PPPS (1936-2018) - 1999 Pastel, Chant de Provence
A vibrant and expressive work by the British artist John Ivor Stewart PPPS (1936-2018) entitled 'Chant de Provence'. Stewart's passion for portraying the essence of the female body is evident in this highly colourful and arresting study. His technique is both expressive and delicate, producing distinct line and form, illustrating the artist's accomplished proficiency in the medium.
Wonderfully presented in a substantial wooden frame with gilt beading. With a gallery label from The Mall Galleries to the reverse.Signed, inscribed and dated on the reverse. On wove.
In very good condition overall. There are some surface marks and scratches to the frame, primarily to the corners.
49 x 69cm (19.3" x 27.2")Framed Size: 64.8 x 85cm (25.5" x 33.5")
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John Ivor Stewart (1936-2018) was born in Northern Ireland Co Antrim in July 1936. He studied at Belfast College of Art 1956-60, Reading University for his ATD in 1960, and later the Cardiff College of Art for his ADAE 1973-74. He was a founder member of the Society of Botanical Artists 1982, and was elected a member of the Pastel Society in 1987. He won the Major Prize as a non-member in 1986 and twice again as a member in 1992 and 1997.
In his time as a member of the Pastel Society, he served as Honorary Treasurer and Membership Secretary, and was elected President 2009-12. Until 2017, he held the post of Education Officer for the Pastel Society. He retired as a full-time art teacher at Frensham Heights in 1990.
His paintings in the Societies' exhibitions were un-inhibited and full of passion, showing his admiration for women and his love of flowers and botanical studies. In conversations, he often expressed sadness at the disengagement from the voluptuousness in certain aspects of British art.
|Artist||John Ivor Stewart PPPS (1936-2018)|
|Dimensions||49 x 69cm|
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