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Post by dantheman on Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:04 pm

Robert Brumby studied at the RCA. He was elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors and was formerly Head of York School of Art and Design. His public commissions, in various media, have earned him an International reputation. He lives in North Yorkshire continuing to work on portraits and landscapes.




I recently bought a piece of studio pottery the name of it's maker is Robert Brumby,creator the the Madonna & child sculpture in Liverpool cathedral
Does anyone have info that might help me research this painter & ceramic designer please?


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Post by dantheman on Sat Oct 03, 2009 9:22 pm

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my lastest Brumby sculpture, more to follow

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Post by big ed on Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:24 pm

Amazing pics Dan , what is his signature like ?.
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Post by dantheman on Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:28 pm

RAB cp York.



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Post by dantheman on Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:32 pm

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here's the first piece I bought

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Post by dantheman on Sun Oct 04, 2009 2:36 pm

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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:24 pm

Stanhope Fairies

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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:25 pm

Middrige Fairies


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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:26 pm

Consett giants


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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:28 pm

Legend of Cotherstone


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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:29 pm

Easington


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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:30 pm

The Duergar

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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:32 pm

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Post by dantheman on Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:09 pm

they were made in the 1960's, I rate Brumby as one of the best British ceramic artists of the 20th Century


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Post by dantheman on Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:55 pm

I picked up the plaques today,even better than expected!

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Post by dantheman on Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:05 pm

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Robert now in his late 70's is still a working artist  Excellent


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Post by dantheman on Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:06 pm

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Post by dantheman on Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:23 pm

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Post by brin mcardle on Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:46 pm

I've only just picked up this thread...i was born in Consett...i'm very envious...are they one off pieces
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Post by dantheman on Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:50 pm

yes they all are

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Post by rwbrumby on Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:17 pm

Is there anyone there who wishes to contact me?.
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Post by studio-pots on Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:32 am

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rwbrumby wrote:Is there anyone there who wishes to contact me?.

I assume that the "r" is for Robert so it is welcome to the Forum and to your thread!

If people do wish to contact you then they will be able to do so using the PM button, which may have happened already.

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Post by dantheman on Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:00 pm

Hello Robert and welcome to the forum,
Yes I have been trying to get a contact number for several years now to discuss your work and to ask about the pottery I have posted in this thread.
I look forward to speaking to you soon.
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Post by dantheman on Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:53 pm

I spoke to Robert this evening and finally got confirmation that all my pieces were made by him Most Excellent He also told me of the studio he had in The Shambles, York (1963 - 1975)

Robert was commissioned to create many architectural pieces beginning in 1967,I have shown pictures of Liverpool and Manchester churches but can now add a listed church in Pontefract and St Michaels in Wolverhampton.

I believe there is also work existing in Manchester schools and possibly a pub in Liverpool! so plenty of leads for me to research

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