`In the Malverns` 
Aubrey R. Phillips RWA, PS (1920-)
A large and impressive pastel painting by renowned Worcestershire artist Aubrey R. Philips depicting a peaceful river scene. The painting is untitled, but this is very likely to be in the Malverns near to where Phillips settled - probably the River Severn or one of its tributaries. Phillips is a master of the medium, and has written several books on the subject. His work is always in demand. High Quality pine frame.
Aubrey R Phillips RWA. Renowned for his pastel paintings of the Malverns and the Black Mountains areas. Born 1920, Astley, Worcestershire. Aubrey Phillips studied at Stourbridge School of Art and at Kidderminster. Phillips lectured at Malvern Hills College and Bournville School of Art, and has had exhibitions at the Timaeus Gallery, Birmingham ( 1981) and at the Patricia Wells Gallery, Thornbury (1988). He is  also the author of books on the use of pastels and watercolours. Member of the RWA, PS,WSW and the Armed Forces Art Society. Solo exhibition at the National Library of Wales. Aberystwyth. Gained a Gold Medal at the Paris Salon in 1966. Phillips worked in and around the Midlands for a number of years in the 1970s, He has been called one of the leading landscape painters of the Midlands. his expansive changing skies are captured by strong strokes and his use of atmospheric colours. Lived in Malvern, Worcestershire.

Mediumpastel  Conditionvery good
 Image size 26 x 21 inches   Provenancesigned lower right and dated `75`
 Overall size 30 x 25 inches 
Age1975 Price SOLD MAY 2014