Peter L Field (1920-)
|Artist Name||Peter L Field (1920-)|
|Title||Ducks in a Landscape|
|Description||This lovely British Post Impressionist 1950's landscape oil painting is from a collection of Peter L Field paintings acquired from the family. In the foreground, two white ducks drink from a trough beneath the boughs of a large fruit tree. Behind are farm buildings with fields and countryside stretching out beyond. The range of vibrant green tones is superb and the painting has tremendous depth. A really lovely scene and an excellent example of Field's work.|
|Provenance||From family collection.|
|Size||24 x 20 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a complimentary frame, 31 inches by 27 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Peter L Field (born 1920) - painter in oils, printmaker and teacher born in Winson in Gloucestershire. He studied at Cheltenham School of Art, 1937-9, with Seaton A White, then at Goldsmiths College London, 1946-49 under Clive Gardiner.
After teaching in Paignton and Swindon he went to Birmingham, retiring in 1982 as head of the art and design faculty at City of Birmingham Polytechnic. He showed at The Royal Academy and in the provinces and Swindon Museum and Art gallery hold his works.