William Gear, RA (1915-1997)

  • signed
  • pen and ink with watercolour
  • 21.5 by 29.5 cm.; 8 ½ by 11 ½ in.
  • £1,400 plus 4% ARR
William Gear, RA (1915-1997)

Born in Scotland and educated in Edinburgh. He studied in Paris under Fernand Léger and stayed in France until 1950. An abstract painter, Gear made a significant contribution to European painting through his association with the COBRA group. Retrospectives were held at the Redfern Gallery in 1997 and 2003.

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