Tea

David Tindle (1932 - )

Acrylic on canvas

1970-1971

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: USA
    City: Washington DC
    Place: British Embassy
  • About the artist
    David Tindle was born in Huddersfield. He studied at Coventry School of Art and later taught at Hornsey School of Art, and the Byam Shaw School of Painting. During 1972 –1983, he was Visiting Tutor at the Royal College of Art (RCA). He was later made a Fellow of the RCA in 1981 and Honorary Fellow in 1984. In the 1980s, Tindle was elected as a Royal Academician and took up the position of Ruskin Master of Drawing and Fellow of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford (1985–1987). He has exhibited his work regularly in London, and in numerous group exhibitions abroad including shows in Paris and Montreal. He has produced several portrait commissions, most notably of Dirk Bogarde (1986) and of Lord Sainsbury (1990). His work is represented in many public collections most notably Tate, London; National Portrait Gallery, London; Bradford City Art Gallery; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; and Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. Tindle lives and works in Lucca, Italy.
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  • Details
    Title
    Tea
    Date
    1970-1971
    Medium
    Acrylic on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 81.00 cm, width: 100.50 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Sotheby's, 7 June 2007
    Inscription
    verso, tc: David Tindle 1970-1 / Tea. / Acrylic
    Provenance
    Sold through Christie's, London, on 1 July 2004 (Lot 350), bought in; sold through Sotheby's, Olympia, on 7 June 2007 (Lot 161); from which sale purchased by the Government Art Collection
    GAC number
    18128