The Black Hat


The Black Hat

1940 United Kingdom

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£1,750 gbp
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James Proudfoot was born in Perth where he was educated at Perth Academy before going on to St Andrews University. After a short time working in his father’s carpet business he moved to London to study at Heatherley’s and Goldsmith’s College. A dashing figure and married to the actress Ellen Pollock be became a well know painter of landscape and portraits of well known actors of stage and screen. He received a honourable mention for his portrait of Peter Ustinov in the 1956 Paris Salon. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, New English Art Club and Royal Scottish Academy. Works by in are in the collection of Perth Art Gallery and elsewhere.
London, National Society of Painters, 1940
Height 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
Width 38.00 cm (14.96 inches)
External Height 58.50 cm (23.03 inches)
External Width 51.00 cm (20.08 inches)
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Oil on canvas
Signed and dated '40; signed, inscribed with title and the artist's address on the reverse
Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave

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