Clowns at the edge of the wood

CLAUDE HARRISON (born 1922)

Clowns at the edge of the wood

1975 to 1976 United Kingdom

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CLAUDE WILLIAM HARRISON RP ARCA
(Born 1922)

An artist, mainly in tempera, born in Leyland, Lancashire. He was married to the artist Audrey Johnson in 1947, their son being the potter Tobias Harrison. He was educated at Preston College of Art 1939-41, Liverpool College of Art, 1941-2, then after Royal Air Force Service in India, Burma an d China, at Royal College of Art, 1947-50. Harrison was a painter of murals, portraits, conversation pieces and imaginative figure compositions including harlequin-type and masked figures using a delicate palette. He showed with RP of which he was an honorary member, RA, RBA and elsewhere in mixed exhibitions and had numerous solo shows including Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton, 1992. In 1991 he shared a show with his wife at Phoenix Gallery, Highgate. Harrison published The Portrait Painter’s Handbook, 1968 and The Book of Tobit, 1969. Harris Art Gallery in Preston and galleries in Kendal and Lancashire hold his work. He lived in Cartmel Fell, Cumbria.

Dimensions
Height 16.00 inch (40.64 cm)
Width 20.00 inch (50.80 cm)
Stock Code
JN20205
Medium
Tempera
Signed/Inscribed
Signed, dated verso 1975/76
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