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Gyrth Russell was born in Canada, and after studying art in America and Paris settled in London, where he worked as a designer of railway posters as well as an artist in film studios. In 1944, he and his family left London and came to live in Doncaster, where Russell worked as a tutor at the local art school. This picture of a gypsy encampment, with Hanley’s Flour Mill in the background, was painted during that period.
oil on board
H 35 x W 53 cm
DONMG : 913.83
purchased from Manor House Fine Art, 1983