An oil on canvas by Adrian Daintrey (1902-1988) ‘View of the Thames’
For auction in our Antique and Interiors Sale Wednesday 11th July at 10am
Viewing is on Saturday 7th July 10am-1pm, Tuesday 10th July 2pm – 6pm and on the morning of the Auction from 9am.
Adrian Maurice Daintrey was born in London in 1902. Educated at Charterhouse School, the Slade Schhol of Fine Art 1920-1924 and then in Paris at both the Louvre and L'Academie de la Grande Chaumiere.
His first exhibition was at Dorothy Warren's Gallery alongside Paul Nash in 1928. He served abroad during World War II and upon his return worked for Punch magazine as an Art Critic. From the late 1960's Adrian taught part time at the City and Guilds of London Art School. Exhibitions were held at South London Art Gallery, Michael Parkin Fine Art and Sally Hunter Fine Art. He had a large circle of friends including fellow artists Augustus John, Rex Whistler and Matthew Smith.
Adrian Daintrey's works have been sold across the world and indeed some works are held in the British Museum, National Portrait Gallery and Imperial War Museum.