SELL URSULA FOOKES LINOCUTS PRINTS AND PAINTINGS IN 2019.
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Biography – Ursula Fookes [1906-1991]
Ursula Mary Fookes was born in 1906 in St. John’s Wood in London. From 1929 to 1931 she studied at Claude Flight’s Grosvenor School of Modern Art in London learning linocut print making.
In 1939 she moved to Lymington to do war work followed in 1945 with trips to Europe to run NAFFI canteens.
In her personal life she was interested in cats and ornithology.
She died in 1991, aged 85, having retired to Wiveton in Norfolk.
What did Ursula Fookes paint?
Her work was include figures, objects with motion in the Vorticism style.
How did she sign her works?
Signs and numbers work ‘UMFOOKES’
Did Ursula Fookes work in other media?
She also painted in watercolour and oils.
Did she make prints?
She produced a series of Linocuts based on her work at the Grosvenor School.
Where did Ursula Fookes sell?
She sold direct, at art dealers and exhibitions. We have seen gallery labels and providence from the Redfern Gallery and from auction houses including Bonhams auctioneers, Sothebys auctioneers and Christies auctioneers.
She exhibited at the Redfern Gallery, Ward Gallery, New English Art Club and Society of Women Artists.
Some titles of Ursula Fookes Linocuts we are looking for:
Built Up Town
House on a Canal
Industrial Mining Town
Poles and Poplars
Poplar Trees and Telegraph Poles
Road in a Mining Town
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
The Arched Bridge
The lonely House
Two Men Walking
Washing line in the wind