Hugh Segar "Sam" Scorer FRIBA FRSA (British 1923-2003): Portrait 'Sandy Wilson' (Colin St John Wilso...
Hugh Segar "Sam" Scorer FRIBA FRSA (British 1923-2003): Portrait 'Sandy Wilson' (Colin St John Wilson), oil on canvas signed on accompanying protective board 60cm x 50cm (unframed)
Provenance: Direct from family of artist.
Notes: Sam Scorer was a Lincoln artist and architect who later founded the notable 'Sam Scorer' art gallery in Lincoln, most known for his designs hyperbolic paraboloid roof structures. The painting was done when both Colin St John (Sandy Wilson) and Sam were students at Corpus Christi. The painting was first shown in 'An Exhibition of Paintings by Three Undergraduates' in Heffer’s Gallery Cambridge in February 1942. The exhibition was sponsored by Louis C.G. Clarke, who at the time was a Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge (1937-1946). He worked along other mid-20th century artists such as Tony Bartl, Colin Crumplin and Colin St John (Sandy) Wilson. Sandy was an English architect, lecturer and author who contributed to the building of the new British Library at Euston and various galleries.