John Thompson (British, b.1924)
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John Thompson (British, b.1924)

Three men with flat caps

Details
John Thompson (British, b.1924)
Three men with flat caps
signed 'JOHN THOMPSON' (lower right), and inscribed 'For Linda/from John/Aug 1993' (on a label attached to the reverse)
oil on board
20¼ x 16¼ in. (51.4 x 41.3 cm.)
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in August 1993.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Lot Essay

John Thompson was born in Oldham in 1924. He is self-taught and paints groups of figures, cloth capped, and anonymous. He is compared to better known northern artists such as Theodore Major, Harold Riley and L.S.Lowry.
A book on Johns' life and work entilted JOHN THOMPSON -"Do you like 'em then" was published and launched at a major retrospective exhibition in Manchester in March 2006.

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