Charles Breaker

Charles Breaker (1906-1985) ‘Partridge Breasted Aloe’

£280.00

Gouache. Signed on back.
54cm x 74cm

Charles Clark Breaker 1906-1985

Born in Bowness on Lake Windermere. In the early 1930s he went to Spain with his life-long companion and friend, the illustrator and watercolourist Eric Hiller. Finding themselves in the midst of the Civil War, they moved on to paint in Madeira, South Africa, Morocco, Capri and finally Brittany.
At the outbreak of WW2, Breaker returned to England working in the drawing office of an aircraft factory. In 1947 he and Hiller moved to Newlyn in Cornwall.
Much of his work was in watercolour, and showed a spontaneous energy and colourful regard for the life he depicted, be it boats around the harbour, poster-style events etc He held exhibitions at the Brunswick Gallery in London, and in Newlyn and Penzance.

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Gouache.  Signed on back.
54cm x 74cm

Charles Clark Breaker 1906-1985

Born in Bowness on Lake Windermere. In the early 1930s he went to Spain with his life-long companion and friend, the illustrator and watercolourist Eric Hiller. Finding themselves in the midst of the Civil War, they moved on to paint in Madeira, South Africa, Morocco, Capri and finally Brittany.
At the outbreak of WW2, Breaker returned to England working in the drawing office of an aircraft factory. In 1947 he and Hiller moved to Newlyn in Cornwall.
Much of his work was in watercolour, and showed a spontaneous energy and colourful regard for the life he depicted, be it boats around the harbour, poster-style events etc He held exhibitions at the Brunswick Gallery in London, and in Newlyn and Penzance.

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