William Brooker (1918-1983) Cornish Seascape 1953.

William Brooker (1918-1983) Cornish Seascape 1953.

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William Brooker (1918-1983)
Cornish Seascape 1953.
With exhibition label from Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, verso. C3907.
James Bourlet & Sons Ltd, fine art packers and framers M26714 Verso.

Signed and dated lower right.

60 X 44.5cm

79 X 64cm (Frame)

Brooker studied at Croydon School of Art (1936-1939) before serving in the Royal Artillery during the war. In 1947 he turned back to painting, attending the Chelsea School of Art and Goldsmiths College of Art (1948-1949). Between 1949 and 1965 he taught at a number of schools and academies including Bath, Wimbledon, Willesden and Harrow. Brooker had his first solo exhibition in 1955 at Arthur Tooth and Sons where he continued to exhibit regularly.
He also had solo shows in 1971 in Villiers, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia. He also showed at the Royal Academy, the Leicester Gallery, and Agnew's in London.