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Lot 23 (The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction, 11th November 2018)


Sold for £190


* GEOFFREY ROPER (B 1942 - ),
oil on panel, signed, titled and dated 1983 verso
17cm x 30cm
Note: Born in Nottingham in 1942, Roper studied at Nottingham College of Art. He then attended Edinburgh College of Art as an Andrew Grant Scholar (1960-1962) where he was awarded a Diploma in Drawing & Painting. During this time Geoff won a travelling scholarship and also studied at Hospitalfield, Arbroath in summer 1962. Awarded an Andrew Grant Post Graduate Year in 1963. Studied under Sir Robin Philipson RA HRSA, John Maxwell RSA and James Cumming RSA. Roper has had 45 one man exhibitions since 1964 at numerous prestigious galleries including: William Street Gallery; Douglas Foulis Gallery; David Letham Gallery; Great King Street Gallery; Figurehead Gallery, Leith; Rolls Royce; and the Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh; The Fine Arts Society in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London; Silver Coin Gallery, Harrowgate; Civic Art Gallery, Middlesbrough; King Street Gallery, Dublin; and Pavilion Croix des Gardes, Cannes.

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