International Art Auction

June 18, 2014

LOT 49
Geoffrey W. Birks (1929-1993)
  • Geoffrey W. Birks (1929-1993)
  • Geoffrey W. Birks (1929-1993)


Geoffrey W. Birks (1929-1993), British


Oil on masonite; signed and dated 1988 lower left. Unframed.
19.75" x 24" — 50.2 x 61 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $5,520
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The artist is depicted in the bottom center of the scene, shown from the back, holding the hand of a boy in red to his right. His black cat, Oliver (Olly) by the lamp post lower left is always depicted in Birk’s paintings


Direct from the artist, friend of the present Private Collection, Canada, acquired while residing in Bramley, Yorkshire near Pudsey where the artist resided