Johns, Ivor 1924-1993 British Bicycle 28 x 36 ins
Johns, Ivor 1924-1993 British Bicycle 28 x 36 ins., (71 x 91 cms.), Oil on Canvas, Acquired by the vendor from the artist. Ivor Johns, a Londoner, came from a theatrical family. After war service in the Navy, he studied at the Chelsea School of Art from 1947 to 1951 under Ceri Richards, Claude Rogers and Prunella Clough. He taught life drawing, painting and print making at the Central School of Art, then later was made principal of the Beckenham Centre for Arts and Crafts. His work has been exhibited at the Royal Academy, the London Group, the New English Art Club, the South Bank Show and the Discerning Eye.
Auction Date: December 2011