Sarah Colegrave

JAMES PROUDFOOT RA, NEAC (1908-1971)
The Black Hat (1940 United Kingdom)

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JAMES PROUDFOOT RA, NEAC (1908-1971)

Medium

Oil on canvas

Signed/Inscribed/Dated

Signed and dated '40; signed, inscribed with title and the artist's address on the reverse

Width 38.00cm wide [14.96 inches wide]
Height 46.00cm high [18.11 inches high]
Framed Width 51.00cm [20.08 inches wide]
Framed Height 58.50cm [23.03 inches high]

Exhibition History

London, National Society of Painters, 1940

Description / Expertise

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.

Price

gbp 1750.00 (Pound Sterling)