Lamp Post I

Eardley Knollys (1902 - 1991)

Oil on canvas

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  • About the work
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    Country: Other
    City: other locations abroad
  • About the artist
    Edward Eardley Knollys was born in Hampshire and studied at Oxford University. In 1936 he managed a London gallery in Brompton Road, Knightsbridge - renamed the Storran Gallery - for five years. After working for the National Trust for a further five years, he took up painting in 1949, after persuasion from his artist friends Duncan Grant and Edward Le Bas. His first solo exhibition was at the Minories, Colchester in 1960. During the 1970s and 1980s he had several exhibitions in London, as well as one in New York in 1985. His work has recently been shown at Messum’s in Cork Street, London and a number of his works were included in a touring exhibition of the Radev Collection at Pallant House, Chichester up to early 2012.
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  • Details
    Title
    Lamp Post I
    Date
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 61.00 cm, width: 45.50 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Michael Parkin Fine Art, July 1987
    Inscription
    br: E K
    GAC number
    16619