Augustus Lunn (1905-1986)

Artist Name Augustus Lunn (1905-1986)
Title Christ Expelling the Money Changers
Description Painted by "Modern British" artist Augustus Lunn this oil/tempera on board depicts Christ Expelling the Money Changers.  He exhibited widely at The Cooling galleries and The New England Art Club and this bears a Bourlet label for exhibition transportation. An almost Surreal Modern British religious artwork from the 1930's. It is a very interesting painting. A very rare to find artist who is highly sought after. Artists details verso is it signed and titled with the artists address.
Provenance Provenance. Midlands collection. Bourlet exhibition labels verso. 
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 24 x 20 inches
Frame Framed 32 inches by 27 inches. Gallery frame.
Condition Good condition
Biography Augustus Lunn (1905-1986) was a key figure in the revival of tempera painting in Britain. Lunn was born in Preston and moved to Surbiton in 1918. He studied at Kingston School of Art and won a scholarship to Royal Academy. He won the Edward Abbey Mural Scholarship. Lunn taught at the Kingston School of Art. He showed at NEAC, Cooling Galleries, London Group, Royal Academy and elsewhere. In 1985 Lunn held a solo show at the Michael Parkin's Gallery. Lunn exhibited his work alongside Edward Wadsworth, John Armstrong, Eliot Hodgkin, Maxwell Armfield and Joseph Southall.
Price £4400
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