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Original Pencil Drawing 'Reclining Nude' by Helmut Petzsch 1920-2008 Initialled & Dated 1950 (1 of 1)
21st Century Gallery
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Original Pencil Drawing 'Reclining Nude' by Helmut Petzsch 1920-2008 Initialled & Dated 1950

REF: 2596 / LA339851
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Description
This good quality pencil drawing was executed at Edinburgh School of art in 1950. His nude studies were subsequently exhibited and sold in the 1950's. Helmut Petzsch was born in Berlin in 1920 and his family escaped persecution at the hand of the Nazi’s by moving to Scotland in 1933. Like a a great many German families they were interned at the start of the war on the Isle of Man. They were soon released and returned to Edinburgh where the young Helmut studied at Edinburgh College of art from 1947-51. Here he was taught and greatly influenced by Sir William Gillies RSA. Gillies encouraged his painting and in 1951 he started a series of works revolving round the circus and the people involved. This culminated in 2 major works being exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy in 1952. They were both titled “The Circus” with Catalogue no’s. 439 and 631. Helmut went on to teach art and exhibit regularly at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Society of Scottish Artists. At the SSA he became a mainstay of the Society during the 1950’s to the 70’s. In his later years he suffered from Parkinson’s disease which greatly reduced his output. He died in 2008. Provenance; Purchased directly from the artist.

measurements

Height:
25 cm
Width:
35 cm

declaration

21st Century Gallery has clarified that the Original Pencil Drawing 'Reclining Nude' by Helmut Petzsch 1920-2008 Initialled & Dated 1950 (LA339851) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1950

condition

The drawing is in good condition

additional info

Material:
Origin:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1950

delivery

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location

This Original Pencil Drawing 'Reclining Nude' by Helmut Petzsch 1920-2008 Initialled & Dated 1950 is located in Hookwood, United Kingdom

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