The Red Van
The Red Van
The Red Van

JIM RUSSELL ARWS (1933-2002)

The Red Van

c. 1965 United Kingdom

Offered by Sarah Colegrave

£1,750 gbp
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James Allen Russell was born in Walsall, Staffordshire, the son of an architect. He attended the Royal School, Wolverhampton before studying at Birmingham College of Art (1951-5). In 1955 he was called up for National Service and spent most of his time in Singapore, where he taught English at the Army School of Education and Art at the British Council. He settled in London and worked for the Saxon Artists illustrators’ agency and taught part time at St Martin’s School of Art. A prolific illustrator, he most notably contributed to the BBC, Reader’s Digest, Radio Times and Punch. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and an Associate member of the Royal Watercolour Society. He exhibited widely, including at the Royal Academy and New English Art Club. He had numerous one-man exhibitions in London and in the provinces. Known for his London street scenes, the Guildhall Art Gallery holds his 1970 gouache, Café, Parma Crescent, SW11.

The present work shows houses at the junction of Tyneham Road and Morrison Street, Battersea.
Dimensions
Height 45.00 cm (17.72 inches)
Width 55.00 cm (21.65 inches)
External Height 65.00 cm (25.59 inches)
External Width 73.00 cm (28.74 inches)
Stock Code
2076
Medium
Gouache
Signed/Inscribed
Signed; signed and inscribed with title and the artist's address on a label on the backboard
Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave
London

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