Gordon Forsyth

A King's Caple Medley No2 1939 Painting by Gordon Forsyth

Original still life 1939 watercolour painting titled A King's Caple Medley No2 by Gordon Forsyth.

Size: 39cm x 29cm / 15.25" x 11.25" (50cm x 40cm / 19.75" x 15.75" framed)

Framed in original Gordon Forsyth selected hand painted frame with glass, plaster and wood with hand painted agred cream and antique gold bevels.

Signed and dated to front 1939.

Provenance and exhibitions:

Complete with address and exhibition labels to reverse in Gordon Forsyth's handwriting.

Exhibited at Bournmouth Art Gallery in 1940.

London based James Bourlet & Sons Label with Bournemouth 1940 written in red

This painting is likely to have been painted at his address and studio at 8 King Street, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire while Gordon Mitchell Forsyth was head of Art for Stoke-on-Trent, based at Burslem School of Art.

Gordon Forsyth is also famously known for his works with Pilkingtons and Lancastrianware. His lustre handpainted pieces are highly collected and very sought after. He was an instrumental figure in bringing art education and industry together in the Potteries including through the war years. 

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