Jake Attree (British, b. 1950)
The River Ouse at York from Fulford Fields
Oil on canvas, signed on the reverse.
Exhibited: “The Premiums” at the Royal Academy Schools, where it won the Creswick Prize.
Provenance: Angelo Weissmuller, Washington, DC
Painting Size: 50.25” x 50”
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Born in Yorkshire in 1950, Jake Attree studied at the York School of Art in1966, Liverpool College of Art in 1968 and the Royal Academy School in 1974. Noted for his use of thick paint layers, he has won The Creswick Landscape Prize, The Landseer Figure Prize, The David Murray Scholarship and the Bronze Turner Medal from The Royal Academy of Arts from 1974-1977. He exhibits regularly, and has had more than 20 solo exhibitions since 1990. Attree considers “The drama of everyday life” sufficient inspiration for his work.
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