ARTIST: Claude William Harrison (british, 1922 - 2009)
NAME: Comic Bird Song
MEDIUM: oil on board
CONDITION: Minor craquelure. No visible inpaint under UV light.
SIGHT SIZE: 25 1/2 x 15 inches / 64 x 38 cm
FRAME SIZE: unframed
SIGNATURE: Lower right
SIMILAR ARTISTS: Keith Vaughan, Jacob Epstein, Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith, Bernard Dunstan, Ken Howard, Robert Oscar Lenkiewicz, Ethel Dame Walker, Duncan James Corrow Grant, Samuel John Lamorna Birch, Carel Victor Marlais Weight, Mary Fedden, David Tindle, Jacob Kramer, Maurice Cockrill, Roger Hildesheim Hilton, Tom Coates
CATEGORY: antique vintage painting
WARRANTY: 7 days returns accepted if item doesn't match description
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Claude William Harrison (british, 1922 - 2009)
Claude Harrison was born in Leyland, Lancashire. He married the artist Audrey Johnson and their son is the potter Tobias Harrison. After Royal Air Force service Harrison attended The Royal College of Art 1947-50.
He was a painter of murals, conversation pieces and imaginative groups of harlequins and masked figures with tempera a preferred medium. He held numerous solo and mixed exhibitions including the Contemporary Fine Art Gallery at Eton, Phoenix Gallery Highgate, and the Royal Academy. Harrison published The Book of Tobit in 1969.