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David Remfry
Biography


Born 1942, Remfry's work is based on the figure. He attended Hull College of Art from 1959-1964 before moving to London. He has exhibited at galleries in New York, Los Angeles and Florida and in 2002 had a solo exhibition at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NY, Museum of Modern Art affiliate, curated by Alanna Heiss and Daniel Marzona. Solo museum shows in England include the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Ferens Art Gallery Hull, (1975 and 2005), Middlesbrough Art Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The National Portrait commissioned Remfry to paint Sir John Gielgud in 1981 and also acquired his watercolor of Jean Muir.

Remfry was elected a member of the Royal Watercolour Society in 1987. In 2001 he was awarded the M.B.E. for services to British Art in America by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In 2006 he was elected a Member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London and in 2007 he was invited to receive Honorary Doctorate of Arts by the University of Lincoln.

Reclining Female Nude  
1986

Signed and dated 'David Remfry 1986' (lower right), watercolour 69.5 x 102.5cm (27 3/8 x 40 3/8in). Framed


 

 

Hat ii 
1993

From Hat Box suite. Etching signed and dated out of an edition of 50. 17" x 14".

 

Hat iii  
1993

From Hat Box suite. Etching signed and dated out of an edition of 50. 17" x 14".



 

 

Hat iv 
1993

From Hat Box suite. Etching signed and dated out of an edition of 50. 17" x 14".



 

Hat vi  
1993

From Hat Box suite. Etching signed and dated out of an edition of 50. 17" x 14".



 

 

Hat vii 
1993

From Hat Box suite. Etching signed and dated out of an edition of 50. 17" x 14".



 

 

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