Allan Milner (1910 - 1984)

Mobile in brown, red and blue (F100), circa 1960

£2,200.00

SKU: 6533
Signed and numbered
Gouache on paper
15 x 21 3/8 in. (38.1 x 54.3 cm)

Size:
Height – 38.1cm
Width – 54.3cm

1 in stock

DESCRIPTION

Provenance:
Private Collection
Presentation:
folio
Milner exhibited in mixed exhibitions at the Mayor Gallery, Redfern Gallery and Gimpel Fils and had solo shows at E.I.T Mesens London Gallery (1949) and Woodstock Gallery (1967).  The numbers that appear alongside Milner’s signature are actually the titles of his pictures which were classified by a series of figures, often prefixed by a letter.
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THE ARTIST

Milner, Allan

1910 – 1984

Milner was an Abstract and Surrealist painter,  born in
Castleford, Yorkshire. He attended the local Grammar School, where his
Art teacher also taught Henry Moore. He went to Leeds College of Art and
then the Royal College of Art. He exhibited in 1932 at the Mayor
Gallery, having a portrait bought by the artist Edward Wadsworth. In the
Second World War he served in the Royal Navy. He exhibited in mixed
exhibitions at the Redfern Gallery and Gimpel Fils and had solo shows
including E.L.T.Mesens’ London Gallery in 1949 and Woodstock in 1967.
Salford Art Gallery bought an oil, Abstraction, in 1956. Milner settled
in Ramsey, Isle of Mann where he was the founder member and became
vice-president of the Mannin Art Group where he was a prolific
exhibitor. The Manx Museum, in Douglas, holds an abstract water colour
and a Manx landscape by Milner. The artist was described by one friend
as a stout bohemian fellow, competent with brush and corkscrew

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