William Gear RA, Landscape Element, 1959

Quad Fine Art Stand: E6

William Gear RA (Scottish, 1915-1997), Landscape element, 1959. Oil on canvas. 60 by 50 cm. Signed and dated on lower right and on verso.

Provenance: The Estate of Denis Bowen; acquired into a private collection in 2012; then Bonhams, London; where acquired by the current owner. 

A Scottish painter, pioneer of silk printing in Britain and the first abstract artist included in the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition, William Gear’s career spanned many continents and established important connections between post-war artists in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United States.


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