Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Rudolph Sauter: Green Hills

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Rudolph Sauter:
Green Hills

Unmounted (ref: 4839)

Gouache, 13 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. (33.7 x 52.1 cm.)

Tags: Rudolph Sauter landscape



Painter, printmaker, illustrator and poet. Father was George Sauter, an artist from Bavaria. His mother was Lilian Galsworthy, daughter of John Galsworthy the novelist and creator of the Forsyte Saga. He had strong literary interests and illustrated John Galsworthy's works. He painted a portrait of Galsworthy in 1927. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and the Pastel Society. When his work was shown at the Salon in Paris, he was awarded an Honourable Mention. His work was shown widely in the provinces and in America. He had one man shows in London and New York.

His work is held by the National Portrait Gallery, the RWA and the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull. Much of his work was destroyed by a fire in the 1980s. There is a significant collection in private hands in South Africa. Although mostly a figurative painter, late in life he dis a seies of pastel abstracts. He celebrated his eightieth birthday with a glider flight. He lived at Fort William, Butterow, near Stroud, Gloucestershire, to which this view is possibly related


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