Item #CL166-18 The Ship, Port Adelaide. Fred C. Britton, Aust.
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The Ship, Port Adelaide

1927. Etching, titled, editioned 2/45, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 16.8 x 15.8cm. Minor foxing and rubbing to margins.

Born in London, Fred Britton won a scholarship to the Slade School in 1908, and later became a teacher at the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts in 1911. After his appointment as a war artist in France during WWI, he returned to Adelaide and became the principal of the School of Fine Art, where a number of important artists including Horace Trenerry and John Goodchild studied. Britton moved to Sydney and after working with Smith and Julius (Ure Smith’s firm), he became a teacher at the East Sydney Technical College. Ref: Carrick Hill, SA.

Item #CL166-18

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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