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Illustrator, Painter, b. 1889 - d. 1961

Jack Orr 1889-1961. Illustrator born John McPherson Scott Orr, in Govan a poor Glasgow suburb, one of nine children his father was a builder.

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    • JACK ORR (1890-1961), GONE FISHING, signed lower left, watercolour, in an o
      Oct. 30, 2020

      JACK ORR (1890-1961), GONE FISHING, signed lower left, watercolour, in an o

      Est: £80 - £120

      JACK ORR (1890-1961), GONE FISHING, signed lower left, watercolour, in an oak frame. 31.5cm by 23cm

      Elstob Auctioneers
    • •JACK ORR (1890-1961) An elder cockerel imparting great knowledge of life t
      Sep. 17, 2015

      •JACK ORR (1890-1961) An elder cockerel imparting great knowledge of life t

      Est: £400 - £800

      •JACK ORR (1890-1961) An elder cockerel imparting great knowledge of life to his chick, an illustration for Aesop's Fables, circa 1920's, signed lower left, watercolour, 14.5" x 11.75". Provenance: Private collection, Somerset

      Duke's
    • JACK ORR, SIGNED, OIL ON BOARD, "An Early
      May. 16, 2014

      JACK ORR, SIGNED, OIL ON BOARD, "An Early

      Est: £200 - £250

      JACK ORR, SIGNED, OIL ON BOARD, "An Early Appointment", 20" x 27 ½"

      Keys Fine Art Auctioneers
    • * JACK ORR (1890-1961, BRITISH) AN EARLY
      Jul. 12, 2013

      * JACK ORR (1890-1961, BRITISH) AN EARLY

      Est: £200 - £300

      * JACK ORR (1890-1961, BRITISH) AN EARLY APPOINTMENT oil on board, signed lower left 20 x 27 ½ins PLEASE NOTE: ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHTS (DROIT de SUITE) IN ADDITION TO OUR NORMAL BUYER'S PREMIUM OF 15% PLUS VAT, A COMMISSION OF 4% (NO VAT) WILL BE PAYABLE ON RESALE WORKS OF QUALIFYING ARTISTS, FOR A PERIOD OF UP TO 70 YEARS AFTER THEIR DEATH, ON PICTURES MAKING OVER ONE THOUSAND EUROS (PAYABLE IN STERLING AT THE RATE APPLICABLE ON THE DAY OF SALE); SUCH LOTS ARE MARKED WITH AN '*', THIS WILL BE PAYABLE BY THE PURCHASER OF THE PICTURE

      Keys Fine Art Auctioneers
    • * JACK ORR (SCOTTISH 1888-1961) THE BATHER oil on
      Jul. 10, 2012

      * JACK ORR (SCOTTISH 1888-1961) THE BATHER oil on

      Est: £350 - £700

      * JACK ORR (SCOTTISH 1888-1961) THE BATHER oil on board, signed 45.5cm x 60.5cm Note : Jack Orr was a painter in oil and watercolour of portraits, landscapes and animals, especially birds. He was the brother of Monro and Stewart Orr. He trained at the Collegiate School, Glasgow and Hospitalfield, Arbroath. He illustrated a number of children's books including Periwinkle and The Farmer's Boy. He became head of the College of Commercial Art in London, resigning at the outbreak of WWII in 1939. His watercolours of parrots and exotic birds are often large and painted in a dashing style of silk or linen in the manner of Joseph Crawhall. He completed a number of sporting subjects including lawn bowls ('A Good Delivery', 1919) and a coaching scene 'Happy Reunions at the Inn'. He exhibited at the RA, RSA, RSW, and the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. He is represented in the Edinburgh City collection.

      McTear's
    • JACK ORR (SCOTTISH 1888 - 1961) THE BATHER oil on
      May. 01, 2012

      JACK ORR (SCOTTISH 1888 - 1961) THE BATHER oil on

      Est: £800 - £1,200

      JACK ORR (SCOTTISH 1888 - 1961) THE BATHER oil on board, signed 45.5cm x 60.5cm Note : Jack Orr was a painter in oil and watercolour of portraits, landscapes and animals, especially birds. He was the brother of Monro and Stewart Orr. He trained at the Collegiate School, Glasgow and Hospitalfield, Arbroath. He illustrated a number of children's books including Periwinkle and The Farmer's Boy. He became head of the College of Commercial Art in London, resigning at the outbreak of WWII in 1939. His watercolours of parrots and exotic birds are often large and painted in a dashing style of silk or linen in the manner of Joseph Crawhall. He completed a number of sporting subjects including lawn bowls (A Good Delivery, 1919) and a coaching scene Happy Reunions at the Inn. He exhibited at the RA, RSA, RSW, and the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. He is represented in the Edinburgh City collection.

      McTear's
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