Geoffrey W. Birks (1929-1993), British
RED BRICK HOUSES
Oil on masonite; signed and dated 1988 lower left. Unframed.
19.75" x 24" — 50.2 x 61 cm.
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