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  • Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- Figure studies from Rabaya, South Kigali, an
    Jan. 09, 2016

    Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- Figure studies from Rabaya, South Kigali, an

    Est: £80 - £120

    Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- Figure studies from Rabaya, South Kigali, and North Kigali, Kambanga; brush and black ink, thirteen, many inscribed in brush and black ink and in pencil, 35x43cm (13, unframed) Note: These drawings were made when the artist went on a safari at Murchison Falls and were used as reference for the first Entebbe Airport Murals, comprised eight panels and measuring 8x5 ft. During this trip the artist travelled in the same launch that was originally built for the Her Majesty the Queen when she visited that area in the fifties

    Roseberys
  • Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- A group of seventeen drawings including anim
    Jan. 09, 2016

    Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- A group of seventeen drawings including anim

    Est: £80 - £120

    Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- A group of seventeen drawings including animal studies, figure studies, and views and village scenes in Uganda; mixed media on paper, eleven signed, many inscribed, seven dated 1963, onée dated 71, various sizes, (17) (unframed)

    Roseberys
  • Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- ''Figure studies from North and South Kigali
    Jan. 09, 2016

    Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- ''Figure studies from North and South Kigali

    Est: £80 - £120

    Kay Lipton, Australian b.1923- ''Figure studies from North and South Kigali, Rwanda and from Kambanga, Southern Zaire''; oil on canvas, signed and dated 58, bears label attached to the reverse, in a Mvule wood moulding frame, 43.5x49.5cm Note: Kathleen (Kay) Lipton (nee Man), was born in London in 1923. The artist trained at the Central School of Finée Art in 1938 and at St Martin's School of Art in 1939 under Bernard Meninsky and Harold 'Hal' Missingham. She designed window displays for Lyons Corner House tearooms, in Coventry Street, London in 1949-1953. She also produced an Illustrated Loyal Address to Queen Elizabeth on the parchment of an African drum, on permanent display in the Commonwealth lnstitute, London. The artist and her husband the scientist Dr Anthony Lipton were living in Uganda, East Africa for eight years from 1953 until 1961. Kay Lipton was at this time the artist in residence at the Information Department of the British High Commission for the Protectorate of Uganda and painted the first murals at Entebbe Airport, which were later holed by bullets during the Entebbe hostage rescue operation in 1976. Anthony Lipton was working at Makerere College, Kampala.

    Roseberys
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