Coming up in Reeman Dansie’s summer Fine Art sale on 28th / 29th June is a collection of work by family descent from the artist’s studio. This is one part of the collection with more coming up in our August sale
Douglas Pittuck was born in London in 1911 and educated at Wallingford Grammar School and the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art where his tutors included Barnett Freedman, Eric Ravilious, Allan Gwynne-Jones and Albert Rutherston. His studies were interrupted by conscription in 1940 when he joined the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. In 1948 Douglas was appointed Art Master at Barnard Castle School, a post which he occupied for twenty-five years, influencing a generation of artists. He exhibited widely including one-man shows at the Bowes Museum and Castle Gallery, Barnard Castle. He painted up until his death at the grand age of 90.
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John Vine of Colchester (c.1809-1867) oil on canvas
For auction in our forthcoming Fine Art & Antiques auction is a fine selection of Chinese ceramics, including a bowl and two lamps
An important collection from the studio of this significant World War I official war artist is to be included in our August Fine Art auction. The collection, comprising in excess of fifty works, comes by direct family descent and represents the most substantial collection of his work to ever come to sale.