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John Luke (1906-1975)

John Luke was born in Belfast at 4 Lewis Street. He attended the Hillman Street National School and in 1920 went to work at the York Street Flax Spinning Company. He went on soon after to become a riveter at the Workman, Clark shipyard and whilst working there he enrolled in evening classes at the Belfast College of Art. He excelled at the college under the tutelage of Seamus Stoupe and Newton Penpraze. His contemporaries included Romeo Toogood, Harry Cooke Knox, George MacCann, and Colin Middleton. In 1927 he won the coveted Dunville Scholarship which enabled him to attend the Slade School of Art in London, where he studied painting and sculpture under the celebrated Henry Tonks, who greatly influenced his development as a draughtsman.  Luke remained at the Slade School until 1930, in which year he won the Robert Ross Scholarship. On leaving the Slade he stayed in London, intent on establishing himself in the art wor

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Workers on a Loom, 1938
John Luke
Workers on a Loom, 1938  For sale
£1250
Workers in a Tobacco Factory 1938
John Luke
Workers in a Tobacco Factory 1938  For sale
£1250
Workers in a Tobacco Factory II, 1938
John Luke
Workers in a Tobacco Factory II, 1938  For sale
£1250
Study for Ropeworkers ,1938
John Luke
Study for Ropeworkers ,1938  For sale
£1250
Study for Engine at Harland and Wolff
John Luke
Study for Engine at Harland and Wolff  For sale
£850
Woman with a Tall Hat
John Luke
Woman with a Tall Hat  For sale
£750
Study for ‘Landscape...
John Luke
Study for ‘Landscape...  For sale
£2600
Standing Nude with Right Arm Raised
John Luke
Standing Nude with Right Arm Raised  For sale
£590
Study for ‘MacArt’s Fort’
John Luke
Study for ‘MacArt’s Fort’  For sale
£1290
Head of a Man (Self-Portrait?)
John Luke
Head of a Man (Self-Portrait?)  For sale
£625
Standing Male Nude
John Luke
Standing Male Nude  For sale
£575
Study for ‘Portrait of Alexander...
John Luke
Study for ‘Portrait of Alexander...  For sale
£975
Study for ‘Achill Landscape’, 1935
John Luke
Study for ‘Achill Landscape’, 1935  For sale
£625
Head of a Man in Profile
John Luke
Head of a Man in Profile  For sale
£550
Study of a Baby for ‘The...
John Luke
Study of a Baby for ‘The...  For sale
£675
Mother and Child
John Luke
Mother and Child  For sale
£1590
Head of Woman with Dark Eyes
John Luke
Head of Woman with Dark Eyes  For sale
£650
Studies of a Lion
John Luke
Studies of a Lion  For sale
£775
Head of a Girl
John Luke
Head of a Girl  For sale
£465
Seated Woman
John Luke
Seated Woman  For sale
£950
Baby, 1934
John Luke
Baby, 1934  For sale
£825
Batsman
John Luke
Batsman  For sale
£765
Standing Woman Holding a Curtain
John Luke
Standing Woman Holding a Curtain  For sale
£1290
Head of a Young Man
John Luke
Head of a Young Man  For sale
£465
Head of Sir William Whitla, circa 1939
John Luke
Head of Sir William Whitla, circa 1939  For sale
£900

John Luke
Head of a Girl in Profile
John Luke
Head of a Girl in Profile  For sale
£425
Male Torso
John Luke
Male Torso  For sale
£330
Cloak with Hood
John Luke
Cloak with Hood  For sale
£595
Woman’s Head in Profile
John Luke
Woman’s Head in Profile  For sale
£1200
Statuette (study for...
John Luke
Statuette (study for...  For sale
£950
Reclining Female Nude
John Luke
Reclining Female Nude  For sale
£525
Standing Female Nude
John Luke
Standing Female Nude  For sale
£545
Standing Male Nude
John Luke
Standing Male Nude  For sale
£545
Standing Woman in a Ruff
John Luke
Standing Woman in a Ruff  For sale
£545
Study for ‘Judith and Holofernes’
John Luke
Study for ‘Judith and Holofernes’  Reserved 
Studies of a Head for ‘Judith and...
John Luke
Studies of a Head for ‘Judith and...  Reserved