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Oil Painting Portrait J C Litherland (Sydney) Barrister At Law 1897-1983
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- 1 Fine Art 20th Century Oil Painting Portrait J C Litherland (Sydney) Barrister At Law 1897-1983.
- Subject portrait of John Charles Litherland BA . LLB Barrister At Law from Sydney Australia born in 1897 and died in 1983.
- Law Society Interest.
- Circa late 20th century 1980's.
- Signed by the known English artist David K Wilson 1946-1998.
- Since boyhood David Wilson wanted to pursue a life in art. Je was also strongly attracted to religion and at various times considered joining the religious order. After completing high school he found employment with a private law firm in Sydney and studied law part time. He abandoned law and in 1971 enrolled at the Julian Ashton Art School where he later taught.
- He studied sculpture with Tom Bass. He was selected for the Kedumba Collection in 1995 and was a finalist in the Dobel in 1996. He and his wife Lu settled in Rockley where he taught privately. A lover of poetry and classical music he believed that to be free of distraction was paramount.
- He wrote "The drawing of hands required precise understanding of structure & form, rhythem and symmetry, some anatomy and sensitivity for this remarkable shape which is so quintessentially human"
- He drew and painted until his death from cancer in 1998, reference sources kedumba.org.
Set in a gilt wood frame
- Beautiful controlled fine brushwork.
- With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display.
- A most pleasing delightful scene to the eye.
- Provenance bought from out of a fine Scottish antique & art auction sale label verso.
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- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- Having some noticeable staining to the canvas surface area also stretcher marks in places.
- The frame has nail & filler repairs which have been made to the corners of the frame, also having scuffs, scratches, stains, wear & small chips commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of frame approximate
24.01" High (61cm)
20.07 Wide (51cm)
1.37" Thickness depth of frame (3.5cm)