Sun, 5th Dec 2021 12:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

 
  Lot 563
 

PROUD WOMAN, KNEE RAISED, A SCULPTURE BY ELEANOR CHRISTIE CHATTERLEY

Sold for £160


 

* ELEANOR CHRISTIE CHATTERLEY,
PROUD WOMAN, KNEE RAISED
stonewear sculpture, 27cm tall.
Note: Eleanor Munro was born (1929) and educated in Scotland. She studied sculpture at The Glasgow School of Art and Camberwell School of Art. She taught Sculpture at London Marylebone Institute (St John's Wood Sculpture School) from 1970 - 84 and at Blackheath School of Art from 1987 - 93. In 1952 she married the artist Fyfe Christie (1918 - 1975). Some eighteen years after the death of her first husband (1993) Eleanor married the music producer Albert "Jack" Chatterley (died 2016). Eleanor Christie-Chatterley has exhibited her sculptures at numerous venues including Woodlands Art Gallery (London), Blackheath Gallery (London), Old Cattan House Gallery (Norwich), Buckenham Galleries and at Cyril Gerber Fine Art (Glasgow). Her sculptures are in numerous private collections in the UK, the US and in France. Eleanor Christie-Chatterley lives on the west coast of Scotland and is almost certainly Scotland's oldest living sculptor. In The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction of 24th October, "Green Man Walking" by Christie-Chatterley sold for £3800 (hammer) and three small stoneware sculptures sold for hammer prices of £480, £500 & £500.

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