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Harry Bush:
Buckingham Palace, 1930's

Framed (ref: 380)
oil on board, 12 x 27 in. (30 x 68.5 cm.)

Tags: Impressionnists Metropolitan topography

Provenance: Christies, Harry Bush Studio Sale, 28.09.1984

In a narror gilded hollow section frame with oak leaf sight moulding.

Bush saw the ancestry of his art in the quiet dignity of Dutch and Flemish domestic scenes, and, as his younger daughter recalled, mixed pigments and oils, so that his work should mellow, glow and last, and if possible, improve (The Art of the Garden, Tate, 2004, p. 85). Most of his twenty-seven Royal Academy exhibits (1922-54) were based on local subjects, earning him the epithet 'Painter of the Suburbs'.

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