Brill, Reginald

(1902 – 1974)

Study for The Rest, 1956


SKU: 5806

Pen and ink  with white highlights, squared

12 1/2 x 15 in. (32 x38 cm.)

Height: 32cm
Width: 38cm

1 in stock


Richards/Webb, Kingston University


The Rest,  1956 (Tate -T07440)

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Brill, Reginald

1902 – 1974

Artist in oil and watercolour and fine draughtsman of landscapes, figure studies and portraits. Born in London, Brill studied under Henry Tonks at the Slade School 1921-4 after a period at the St Martin’s School of Art. Won the Prix de Rome for painting and was at the British School in Rome 1927-9. Worked in Cairo, 1930. Exhibited at the RA, Leicester Galleries and in East Anglia, where he lived, at Lavenham. Was principal of Kingston School of Art. Wrote Modern Painting and Art as a Career. Kingston Polytechnic, the Royal Borough and the Phoenix Gallery organised a retrospective in Kingston in 1985, with another at Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, 1999.

Reginald Brill
Crumpled Newspaper, study for The Rest, 1956
Reginald Brill
Study for The Rest, 1956
Reginald Brill
The Breakfast Table
Reginald Brill
Sketch for The Mayor Being Led by a Black-Ribboned Mace-Bearer circa 1939
Reginald Brill
Boys playing cricket in an urban setting
Reginald Brill
Eve, Study for The Expulsion, 1927
Reginald Brill
Angel, study for Adam and Eve