International Art Auction

June 18, 2014

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

49

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.

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

Provenance:

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