JOHN MINTON PAINTING AND PRINT – VALUATION, ARTIST AUCTION VALUE, PRICE & APPRAISAL IN 2020.
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John Minton [1917-1957] – Biography
He was born in Great Shelford and studded at Northcliff House in Sussex before attending Reading High School. Artistically he attended St John’s Wood School of Art from 1936-38.
He travelled to France to study will fellow artist Michael Ayrton before the war. They later designed the costumes and set for a production of Macbeth, going on to exhibit together in the Leicester Galleries in London.
During the mid 1940’s he taught at the Camberwell College of Arts and later at the Central School of Art and Design. He also shared a studio with Keith Vaughan, Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde, exhibiting at the Lefevre Gallery.
His work is mostly illustration but he also undertook larger works for the Festival of Britain and Royal Academy and poster design for London Transport and Ealing Studios.
Finally he illustrated books including ‘Treasure Island’ by Robert Louis Stevenson.
What did John Minton paint?
He painted a range of subjects from home and abroad including the West Indies, Morocco and Spain.
How did the artist sign his works?
Signs work ‘John Minton’
Did he work in other media?
He painted in crayon, pen, ink, wash, watercolour and oils.
Where did John Minton Sell?
He sold direct, at art dealers and exhibitions. We have seen gallery labels from Lefevre Gallery and provenance from auction houses including Bonhams Auctioneers, Sothebys Auction and Christies Auctions.
Lefevre GalleryLeicester Gallery London.