21st Century Gallery
Original oil on canavas 'The sun worshippers' by Antonin (Tony) Bartl 1912-1998
REF: 2450 / LA325986
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High quality expressionist oil painting produced in the late 1940's/ early 1950's. Tony Bartl exhibited annually at the Lincoln Society of artists where his figure paintings were always the highlight of the show. Antonin Karel Bartl or Tony Bartl was a Czech artist who graduated from the Prague Academy of Fine Arts where he was taught by Oskar Kokoschka and was influenced by German Expressionist and Austrian Secession painters such as Otto Dix, Gustav Klimt, Paula Modersohn-Becker and Otto Muller. Bartl came to Britain in 1947 and a year later joined the staff of Lincoln College of Art. His artwork and mosaics were widely used to decorate a number of public buildings and on these projects he worked closely with the Lincoln architect Sam Score. Bartl exhibited in Liverpool at the John Moores Awards and at the Bridlesmith Gate Gallery, Nottingham. Also in Leicester, Birmingham, Lincoln, London, with solo shows in Cambridge, Nottingham and Lincoln. Provenance; The artist's wife Sheila Bartl. This painting is also showing on my website, www.amfineart.co.uk
21st Century Gallery has clarified that the Original oil on canavas 'The sun worshippers' by Antonin (Tony) Bartl 1912-1998 (LA325986) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Late 1940's/ early 1950's
The painting is in good condition. There is some minor paint loss and flaking at the edge of the canvas which would be covered by a frame. I have had this painting on my own wall unframed for the last 15 years.
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