20th Jun, 2024 10:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

 
  Lot 114
 

* JOHN EVERARD KINGSLEY RSW DA PAI (SCOTTISH b. 1956)
THE VIOLINIST

oil on canvas, signed
framed

Provenance: The Late Jack McLean

image size 39cm x 39cm, overall size 56cm x 56cm

Note: John Kingsley was born in Glasgow in 1956. He studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1973-77. His art tutors included James Downie Robertson, David Donaldson and Geoffrey Squire. From 1980-86 he exhibited in one-man shows at the annual S.N.O. Promenade Concerts at the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow and in 1986 he was elected a member of Group 81 Artists, who exhibited regularly at the McLellan Galleries, Glasgow. John Kingsley has established a reputation as a leading Scottish contemporary artist. He was a finalist in the Hunting Art Prizes competition in London in 1989, 1993 and 1998, and was highly commended in the same competition in 1996. In 1991 Kingsley won the William Bowie Landscape Prize and in 1992 the Mary Armour Award at the Paisley Art Institute. Kingsley has an international reputation with art works in many public and private art collections across Europe, Australia, Canada and the USA. His paintings are found in the art collections of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Argyll and Bute District Council and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow and in numerous corporate collections throughout the UK.

 

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Sold for £170
Estimated at £250 - £450


 
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