Christopher Sanders, RA (1905-1991)

  • signed, also signed and titled on the stretcher
  • oil on canvas
  • 61 by 71 cm.; 24 by 28 in.
  • Provenance: Property of Paintings in Hospitals
  • £950
Christopher Sanders, RA (1905-1991)

Painter and teacher, born in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He attended the School of Art there, 1922–4, Leeds School of Art, 1924–6, and the Royal College of Art, 1926–9, where he met his future wife Barbara. Was for some years head of painting at Harrow School of Art. Sanders was a solid journeyman painter whose landscapes were often detailed studies of foliage, grasses and flowers. He exhibited regularly at RA from early 1930s, becoming RA in 1961, six years earlier winning a gold medal at Paris Salon. Was also a member of RP. Sanders, known as Sandy, was a bluff character, keen on sport, who lived for some years in Slough, Buckinghamshire.

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