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Gordon Hales (1916-97)
An atmospheric watercolour of the Thames at Rotherhithe by well known and collected artist Gordon Hales. Hales painted many scenes around London`s Docks, this is a nicely composed composition with typical subtle and muted colours. Contemporary pale gilt frame and lined mount.
Gordon Hales was a highly skilled artist in oil, watercolour and pastel. He was born in Matlock, Derbyshire and studied at Leicester College of Art and Northampton School of Art. His favourite subjects were “ships and the sea, the Thames, men at work, the streets of London, the half-light”.
He was a member of the RSMA, an Associate of the RBA, a member of the Langham Sketch Club, Wapping Group of Artists, the Artists’ Society and a founder-member of the London Muster of Artists. He lived and worked for most of his life in Watford, Hertfordshire.
|Image size||14 x 10 inches||Provenance||signed lower left, studio stamp verso|
|Overall size||23 x 19 inches|
|Age||C.1975||Price||£235 SOLD OCTOBER 2014|