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DAVID BROMLEY (English/Australian, b. 1960)

Two: Crying Boy in Boat (finely detailed) and "Girl in Boat", ca. 1990; Embroidery on painted canvas; Signed; Boy: 11" x 9 1/2" (image), 15" x 13" x 2" (framed), Girl: 8" x 12" (image), 14" x 16" x 1 1/2" (framed);David Bromley immigrated with his family as a child to Australia where he still lives. Self-taught, he began his artistic career as a potter, and then, with a focus on painting, became known for his storybook images of his imagined British childhood. These images are the frequent subjects of his large oils on canvas and small embroideries with children playing, skipping or at the seaside in boats, as if from the pages of Dick and Jane books. These signature works have led to a career as one of Australia's most popular and enduring artists.

Sale Price: $750

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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