Oil on canvas, “Pleasure Boats” Signed and dated ’85.
artist: Antony Bream (Born 1943)
The artist held his first major exhibition at the Fine Art Society in 1979, and subsequently has had one-man shows with Derek Johns, St James’s Art Group, Messum’s, Rafael Valls and many others. He has received major commissions from industry and commerce for large figure paintings, including the much admired Bar picture at Green’s Restaurant in St James’s.
Bream has worked extensively as a painter of portraits, interiors, and landscapes, and has traveled widely, painting en plein air in Australia, India, North Africa, Egypt, Yemen, Turkey, Kenya, the USA and Europe. In 2013 he exhibited paintings of the Holy Land and Petra at the Daggett Gallery, Kensington, and subsequently spent a month painting on the island of North Haven, Maine. More recently he has concentrated on a group of large-scale interiors and still life. His landscapes have focused on the north Kent coast and several painting trips to Spain, most recently Segovia and Galicia. He is currently involved in a commission from the Savile Club, Mayfair, to paint a series of interiors of the club; as well as working on a number of portrait studies of some of the members.
|Dimensions||29.845 × 40.005 cm|