Charles Cundall
(1890 - 1971)

Porte St Cloud, Paris

£22,000.00

SKU: 10355

Oil on panel

Signed

17 3/8 x 21 in. (44.2 x 53.5 cm)

Size:
Height – 44.2cm
Width – 53.5cm

1 in stock

DESCRIPTION

Exhibited: Old Grosvenor Galleries, 51 A New Bond Street, March 1923, no. 81

This painting was exhibited at the Old Grosvenor Galleries in  in 1923 in an exhibition of works by Charles Cundall, Harold Knight, H.M.Livens and Fairlie Harmar 1876-1945).  One of thirty two  Cundalls  included, four were of English views, with twelve French  (Paris and Normandy views) and the remaining works of  Italian topography. 

Saint-Cloud is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, located 9.6 kilometres from the centre of Paris. Always a wealthy commune, at the time of this painting, dating to the early 1920’s, it was being transformed by the extension of the train line from Exelmans. A station opened on 28 September 1923, the terminus of the line until 1934, until it was extended further to Pont de S√®vres bringing further wealth and development to the area.

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THE ARTIST

Cundall, Charles

1890 – 1971

Painter, potter and stained glass artist, born in Stratford, Lancashire. After working as a designer for Pilkington’s Pottery Company under Gordon Forsyth, Cundall studied at Manchester School of Art, obtaining a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, 1912. After World War I army service he returned to the Royal College in 1918, then from 1919 to 1920 attended the Slade, and furthered his studies in Paris. Cundall traveled widely in several continents and became noted for his panoramic pictures, such as Bank Holiday Brighton, in the Tate Gallery (accession no. NO4700). He was a member of NEAC, RP, RWS and other bodies and was a prolific RA exhibitor. He had first solo show at Colnaghi 1927. He was an Official War Artist in World War II, during which time he was sent to Quebec (1944). In the same year he was elected RA. His wife was the artist Jacqueline Pietersen.

His technical facility – especially when working on large panoramic canvases – was remarkable. His pictures are rich with texture, light and movement. He was equally at ease with aerial views, landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes, and was a master of crowd scenes. His work as an Official War Artist has never received the attention it merits.

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