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Thomas Rathmell ARCA (Welsh, 1912-1990)
'Windmill Girls'
c.1960
ink and wash
33cm x 19cm approx.
framed and glazed
Signed and certificated on a label fixed to the reverse

Born in Wallasey, Cheshire of Welsh parents, in 1912, Rathmell trained at Liverpool School of Art and at London's Royal College of Art. He moved to Newport after the war, becoming head of fine art and vice-principal of the college. He taught at Newport College of Art and Design from 1947 to 1972, influencing such well-known Welsh painters as John Selway. Rathmell, who works in pencil and paint on a variety of surfaces, exhibited in England and Europe with a large collection being housed in the National Museum of Wales. He was commissioned to do illustrations for the Radio Times in the 1950s and in 1969 he painted a commissioned work for the Welsh Office, representing the investiture of the Prince of Wales. He also painted a mural for the Welsh Rugby Union in 1978 as well as portraits for schools, universities, and other bodies.

Price: 250.00




 
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