Condition Report

Bid online at Bidsquare >

We will take you to Bidsquare, our preferred online bidding platform. Create your user account on Bidsquare (it only takes a moment) and register as a bidder in this sale.

Return to Catalog >

Continue browsing on Rago.

Bid with Rago >

Arrange a phone/absentee bid.

Back to Curiouser and Curiouser / October 22, 2017

79

DAVID BROMLEY (English/Australian, b. 1960)

Two: "Sleeping Boy" and "Sand Pail", ca. 1990; Embroidery on painted canvas; Both signed, "Sand Pail" inscribed with name and 5/24 verso; Boy: 11 1/2" x 9" (image), 15" x 13" x 2" (framed), Pail: 12 1/2" x 13 1/2" 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: $625

Estimate: $600 - $900


Condition Report

Light soiling to bucket painting.

Rago