GEORGE HAMMOND STEEL (1900 - 1960)

FLOWERS IN A BROWN JUG

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COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

England

DATED

20th Century

MEDIUM

Oil on board

SIGNED

Bottom LHS

DIMENSIONS

Painting

290 mm x 395 mm

(11.5 inch x 15.5 inch)

Framed

350 mm x 450 mm

(13.35 inch x 17.75 inch )

CONDITION

Good condition

PRICE

£3800

 

Stunning still life of brown jug with a variety of cut flowers - beautiful orange and yellow tones to this skillfully painted collectable piece of work  

GEORGE HAMMOND STEEL (1900 - 1960) 

George Hammond Steel was the son of the artist G. T. Steele, and was both a painter and stained-glass window designer. He studied at Sheffield College of Art and then in Birmingham and London. Steel exhibited widely, showing paintings at the Royal Academy between 1925 and 1951, and also at the Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, and Royal West of England Academy.  He exhibited at the Leicester Galleries in London in 1957 and 1960, the Glasgow Institute and Paris Salon. Steel also had one man exhibitions at the Graves Art Gallery (1941), Clifton Park Museum (1941), and at the Hilton Gallery, Cambridge ( 1941 and 1951). His paintings feature in the permanent collections of the Birmingham City Art Gallery and Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield.


His work was exhibited widely; at the RA (where he had 15 submissions from 1926), RBA, RI, RWA, Leicester Galleries, Glasgow Institute (7 works) and Paris Salon. Steel had his first one-man exhibition at the Graves Gallery in 1941. His work has been bought by a number of provincial galleries, including Sheffield and is represented in several Public Collections.