Modern British Art by Arthur Kemp: Study for a Mural with Atheletes, Nativity, and Quartet, circa 1930 | www.LLFA.uk

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Arthur Kemp:
Study for a Mural with Atheletes, Nativity, and Quartet, circa 1930

Framed (ref: 3577)

Gouache and collage, 6 3/4 x 20 1/8 in. (17 x 51 cm.)

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 In a flat section gilded oak frame.

Kemp was a gifted cellist (he had played with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra before committming himself to painting) and music provided one of the key ingredients of his art.  He and his wife, Irene Crowther, were one half of the KERA Quartet, a widely known string quartet. Irene played with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the London Symphony.


MOMA Wales have a large collection of paintings by Arthur Kemp and held an exhibition of his work in 2010

We are grateful to Jeremy Rye for assistance.


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