Cedric Kennedy (1898-1968)

Artist Name Cedric Kennedy (1898-1968)
Title Lexden Park Colchester
Description A large accomplished oil painting by the noted Scottish artist Cedric Kennedy. The painting depicts Lexden Park in Colchester and was painted in 1932 in a Post Impressionist style and palette. A fine oil painting in a complimentary gallery frame.
Provenance John Marshal collection
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 36 x 28 inches
Frame Housed in a gallery frame, 40 inches by 31 inches and in good condition.
Biography Cedric Kennedy (1898-1968) Kennedy studied at the Royal Academy and although he is best known as a landscape painter, he was also a pilot and became a lieutenant in the RFC during the First World War. He was shot down in September 1916, after just three months service, and held as a prisoner of war in Straslund. During the Second World War he served at the Civil Defence Camouflage Establishment, Leamington Spa. Kennedy painted landscapes, portraits and depictions from the war including ariel views. He died in 1968 aged seventy, having survived two world wars.
 
Price £2400
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