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Post by Davee September 7th 2015, 8:28 pm

Thickly painted abstract, signed Rushton to the front and signed , dated and titled to the rear. The frame is in keeping for the period. Google throws up no results, hopefully someone out there knows something.

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Post by Guest September 7th 2015, 9:04 pm

Love that great colours, cant help you though

(applied with palette knife and looks like mills to me) Shrugs
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Post by dantheman September 7th 2015, 9:32 pm

street lights and a city landscape

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Post by Guest September 7th 2015, 9:43 pm

There looks a reflection Shrugs

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Post by denbydump September 7th 2015, 10:09 pm

Its the 1957 nuclear fire at Sellafield sorry, Windscale.
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Post by Guest September 7th 2015, 10:15 pm

Shock

whatever. I like it,
it looks hot : )
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Post by studio-pots September 7th 2015, 11:05 pm

It's a good painting and I'm very surprised that I can't find any mention of him. He's not in Artists in Britain since 1945, which has details of around 14,500 different artists.

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Post by Davee September 8th 2015, 8:47 pm

Yes I was surprised when I couldn't find any info, hopefully getting the name online will get some attention from a relative as has happened before.

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Post by ShelleyKay990 October 27th 2018, 11:36 am

Hi

Very briefly because you might not even use this forum anymore. This painting was by my Dad. Pleaae feel free to ask for more details. Cheers Shelley.
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Post by dantheman October 27th 2018, 12:52 pm


Welcome Shelley,
Dave is still a regular visitor to the forum, please tell us about your father as all info here is used as a free reference resource

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Post by dantheman October 27th 2018, 12:56 pm

and do you know if it is a city landscape?

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Post by ShelleyKay990 October 27th 2018, 1:05 pm

Hi thank you for the warm welcome. I am afraid he wasn't a well known painter but studied at the Leeds College of art and used to go drinking with Jacob Kramer.
Teaching art was his profession and he also designed signage and material for pubs as well as graphic design. We have a lot of his paintings and sketchbooks and work of his students too. He loved painting in oils and I would often watch him. He also worked in lead and wood. We will dig some photographs out if they could be of interest.
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Post by tenpot October 27th 2018, 4:25 pm

please do I went to leeds and the jacob kramer college so am very interested
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Post by NaomiM October 27th 2018, 5:51 pm

Great info, thank you for sharing Most Excellent

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Post by Davee October 31st 2018, 10:12 pm

ShelleyKay990 wrote:Hi

Very briefly because you might not even use this forum anymore. This painting was by my Dad. Pleaae feel free to ask for more details. Cheers Shelley.

hi thanks for getting in touch. It's finally solved a mystery, the painting is far too good to have not been identified. It would be really good to see some more are your fathers work if it would be possible to post some pictures.

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Post by tenpot November 1st 2018, 8:51 am

now we know he was at Leeds I suggest it may have been painted from the roof terrace of the art college
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Post by dantheman November 1st 2018, 9:04 am

did you spend much time up there Paul ? Trevor Rushton Abstrct Oil Painting any info? 3980218871

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