Vintage Watercolour Of The Western Market Hong Kong By Geoffrey Baverstock.
Delivering from: East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)
Lovely watercolour of the western market, expertly drawn showing the trams and shoppers outside the western market. Great soft tonal colouring.
The Western Market is one of the oldest buildings in Sheung Wan on Hong Kong Island. Built in 1906 in the Queen Ann style. The Western Market was converted into a shopping complex in 1991 it was run as a produce market until 1998 and was renovated and reopened in 1991 with cafes and restaurants and fabric merchants.
Titled – Bottom left – Western Market Hong Kong Dated 1993
Signed -Bottom right Geoffrey Baverstock.
Artist -Geoffrey David Baverstock, was born at Hendon, Middlesex on 8 December 1948, the eldest son of Walter Reginald Baverstock (16 January 1913-31 January 1988), an army officer, and his second wife Barbara Rosemary née Piercy (3 September 1920-15 July 1994), who married at Hendon in 1947. Geoffrey trained as a naval architect and then studied at St Martin’s School of Art and the Norwich School of Art. He lectured at Newcastle Polytechnic and then painted in Hong Kong for some ten years, travelling widely in China. He has his studio in Dunwich, Suffolk, and had a solo exhibition at Piers Feetham Gallery, Fulham. He has also illustrated ‘100 Years of Electricity’ (1990).
|Dimensions||81 × 60 cm|
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