Very interesting painting on the theme of the Festival of Britain. The combination of abstraction and geometric design is very successful giving a futuristic feel to the painting. Sutton was very modern in his art and taste with his house full of Swedish furniture.
Painter, draughtsman, mural artist, printmaker and teacher, and latterly sculptor. Born in Staffordshire, studied at Southport and Liverpool schools of art , and latterly at the Royal College of Art, where his teachers included Tom Monnington and Randolph Schwabe. Between 1928-1937, he assisted Alfred Kingsley Lawrence, another of his tutors at the Royal College, to complete the Bank of England Murals. Working as a painter, mural artist, print maker and later sculptor, Sutton exhibited at the Royal Academy and in the provenances.
Framed in a period ribbed silver/grey frame.
Frame size 23 cm x 23 cm
Image size. 18 cm x 18 cm