21st Aug, 2022 12:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

  Lot 84


oil on paper, signed
image size 24cm x 37cm, overall size 37cm x 51cm
Framed and under glass.
Note: Peter Graham was born in Glasgow in 1959. He attended the Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 1980. In 2000 Peter was elected to Full Membership of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters, R.O.I. Peter has earned a reputation as one of Britain’s most gifted and distinctive Modern Colourists. His work is often related to the Modern Scottish School but Peter has a flamboyant style which is unique, – detailed brushwork combined with loose fluid strokes creating vibrant contrasts of pure colour, line and tone. In the winter months within his studio, he delves deeply into the still life genre, creating some of his most stunning compositions, always with colour as the dominant theme but reflecting the heightened sense of atmosphere and passion that comes directly from painting in the beauty of the Mediterranean. Recently, hugely successful exhibitions in London have allowed Peter to take on extra studio space and his work is being enthusiastically exhibited by many of the UK's most prestigious galleries. Peter Graham's paintings do not appear at auction frequently but Impressive recent auction prices include (a slightly larger example) "Decorations with Flowers" which was sold at McTear's in The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction for £2800 (lot 580, 26th May 2019).


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Sold for £300
Estimated at £300 - £500

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