Percy Staynes - Chinese Mandarin - oil on board

Percy Staynes - Chinese Mandarin - oil on board
Percy Staynes - Chinese Mandarin - oil on board Percy Staynes - Chinese Mandarin - oil on board
Offered by: Sarah Colegrave
Dealer reference: 1784

Description

PERCY ANGELO STAYNES
(1875-1953)

Chinese Mandarin

Signed and inscribed on a label on the reverse
Oil on board

31 by 27 cm., 12 ¼ by 10 ¾ in.
(frame size 43 by 39.5 cm., 17 by 15 ½ in.)

Staynes was born in Nottingham and studied at Manchester School of Art, the Royal College of Art and Julian’s in Paris. He lived in Bedford Park, London. He was elected a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 1916 and a member the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in 1935. During World War I he served in the East Yorkshire Regiment.

He worked as a painter in both oils and watercolours, a poster designer (especially for Canadian Pacific Lines) and illustrated several books including Roundabout Ways by Ffreda Wolfe (1912) and Gulliver’s Voyages (1912).

Height: 31.00cm (12.20 inches)
Width: 27.00cm (10.63 inches)

Condition

Good

Date

Circa 1920

Price

£1,750.00

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