Fabulous Eric Holt Oil Painting Titled Windmill In An Ornate Gilt Frame


Fabulous Eric Holt Oil Painting Titled Windmill In An Ornate Gilt Frame

Very vibrant beautiful oil painting typical of his work

The wonderful gilt frame measures approx 69.5 cm x 59.5 cm

1944 Born Sutton, Surrey
1957-59 Attended Sutton East School (special art course)
1959-62 Studied Epsom School of art
1962-72 After a few months at Wimbledon School of Art he left and became a groundsman on a caravan site;. Following this he was a van driver and then a factory worker; he also worked in a civil engineering firm digging tunnels etc. He became redundant and took a job making furniture in the Portobello studios. From there he moved on to antique restoration. During this period he only managed to complete approximately two paintings a year.
1969-78 Lived and worked in Purley.
1978 Moved to the country and bought a cottage near Sandringham, Norfolk where he lived with his wife and two children
1997 After a short illness he died of cancer after completing his last painting.

1972 Ist one-man show Maltzahn Gallery,London
1974 2nd one man show Maltzahn Gallery
1971-92 Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions
1977 3rd one-man show Piccadilly Gallery
1980 4th one-man show Piccadilly Gallery
1980 Tolly Cobbold-Eastern Arts 3rd National Exhibition
1982 "The World of Newspaper" ,Sothebys, London W1, (prizewinner)
1983 5th one-man show Piccadilly Gallery
1985 Tolly Cobbold-Eastern Arts 5th national exhibition
1985 Prizewinner Royal Academy Annual Christmas Card Competition
1987 6th one-man show Piccadilly Gallery
1992-3 7th one-man show Piccadilly Gallery

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