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    • John Berry (UK,1920-2009) oil painting
      Jan. 02, 2022

      John Berry (UK,1920-2009) oil painting

      Est: $1,600 - $2,000

      ARTIST: John Berry (British, 1920 - 2009) NAME: Grandpa's Pet MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: One small paint loss. No visible inpaint under UV light. Minor damages to frame. SIGHT SIZE: 18 x 24 inches / 45 x 60 cm FRAME SIZE: 24 x 30 inches / 60 x 76 cm SIGNATURE: lower right SKU#: 118304 US Shipping $90 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: Born June 9, 1920, in London, England, John Berry began his studies in art early in life and won a scholarship to the Hammersmith College of Art, London, in 1934. He was then awarded a scholarship to the Royal Academy School of Art in 1939. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force. in 1940, and served in the Western Desert in the Middle East in 1941. He became War Artist for the 8th army and his paintings from this time were exhibited in the National Gallery in London during World War II. Later, they were permanently housed in the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth, London.After the war, Mr. Berry designed various advertising campaigns including the creation of the ESSO (Exxon) Tiger in 1951. He also traveled England painting portraits including Lady Ellerman, Sir Felix and Lady Brunner, Lady Astor and her two daughters, the DeHavilland daughters and many more.Over the next ten years, Mr. Berry painted all the past and present Commandants of the Joint Services Staff College and these paintings are in a special gallery in the Staff College. He also painted portraits from photographs for Harrod's clients and exhibited paintings in the Harrod's Art Gallery.Mr. Berry also worked for Ladybird Books for 25 years, illustrating many books including his own series People at Work and the Hannibal Hamster series. He also illustrated many books and book covers for Corgi, Four Square, Panther, Penguin and Reader's Digest.

      Broward Auction Gallery LLC
    • JOHN BERRY (UK, 1920-2009)
      Jun. 03, 2018

      JOHN BERRY (UK, 1920-2009)

      Est: $2,000 - $3,000

      JOHN BERRY (UK, 1920-2009) "The Queen's Mounted Drummer", oil on canvas, signed lower left, in gilt edged cove frame with pale green velvet lining, creme liner, OS: 22" x 26", SS: 15 3/4" x 19 3/4". Fine condition. From the estate of Arthur and Ruth Sokoloff, Coral Gables, FL.

      Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
    • Two small watercolors
      Aug. 01, 2015

      Two small watercolors

      Est: $200 - $400

      TWO SMALL WATERCOLORS White rabbit with a strawberry in its mouth, 3 3/4" x 4 1/4", and a yellow, gray, and red bird on a school math workbook page, signed "John Berry", 4 1/2" x 6 1/2".

      Willis Henry Auctions Inc.
    • JOHN L BERRY (1920-2009) Young Robert Baden-Powell
      Jul. 17, 2013

      JOHN L BERRY (1920-2009) Young Robert Baden-Powell

      Est: £70 - £100

      JOHN L BERRY (1920-2009) Young Robert Baden-Powell hides in a tree, illustration for a Ladybird book, signed, watercolour and gouache, 10" x 6 3/4". Illustrated: David Harwood, Cub Scouts, illustrated by John Berry, Ladybird Books Ltd., Loughborough, 1973, p.7.

    • John Berry, (British, 1920-2010), Soldiers on Horseback (a pair of works)
      Jan. 17, 2013

      John Berry, (British, 1920-2010), Soldiers on Horseback (a pair of works)

      Est: $1,000 - $2,000

      John Berry (British, 1920-2010) Soldiers on Horseback (a pair of works) oil on canvas 11 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches.

    • John Berry (British, born 1920) Portrait of Princess Diana
      Nov. 10, 2009

      John Berry (British, born 1920) Portrait of Princess Diana

      Est: £300 - £500

      Portrait of Princess Diana signed '19Berry86' (lower right), oil on canvas 61 x 51cm (24 x 20 1/16in).

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