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Exciting selection of art at Christmas sale

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: December 22, 2012

In the Limelight,   a watercolour by Harry George Theaker, features in Elford Fine Art's Christmas exhibition and sale. It is signed and measures  20x13½in

In the Limelight, a watercolour by Harry George Theaker, features in Elford Fine Art's Christmas exhibition and sale. It is signed and measures 20x13½in

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Elford Fine Art

In the Limelight, a watercolour by Harry George Theaker, RBA (1873-1954), is one of the stars in Elford Fine Art's Christmas exhibition and sale at the gallery, 3 Drake Road, Tavistock.

Theaker, a highly talented painter, designer and illustrator, was born and educated in the Potteries, where his father, also an artist, was the head of the prestigious Wedgwood Institute in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.

He studied at the Burslem School of Art, the Royal College of Art and in Italy, and himself became the headmaster of Regent Street School of Art in London. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours and the Royal Society of British Artists, of which he became a member in 1920.

Elford Fine Art's Christmas exhibition is open today from 10.30am to 4.30pm and offers an exciting selection of oil paintings and watercolours from the 19th century to the present day. For more information call 07712 137272 or visit www.elfordfineart.co.uk

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