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Details about  Original Portrait Boy Actor Oil on Canvas by Philip Whichelo circa 1920-35

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Original Portrait Boy Actor Oil on Canvas by Philip Whichelo circa 1920-35
Original-Portrait-Boy-Actor-Oil-on-Canvas-by-Philip-Whichelo-circa-1920-35
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Item location:
Penzance, United Kingdom

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Last updated on  27 Aug, 2014 12:17:07 BST  View all revisions

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Self-Representing Artist?: No Medium: Oil
Original/ Repro: Original Style: Art Deco
Subject: People & Portraits Date of Creation: 1900-1949
Original Portrait of a Boy Actor Oil on Canvas by Philip Whichelo circa 1929

Possibly a stage actor (unsigned and undated from an extensive P. Whichelo collection)
Assumed from the London Theatre scene of 1920s-1930s

Part of the Philip Whichelo Collection being auctioned on Ebay

37cm x 28cm

Philip Whichelo (1905–1989) was a British painter and set designer. He lived in Putney, a district in south-west London, England, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. He was the maternal cousin of the renowned English writer and librettist, Edward Morgan Forster. Letters between Philip Whichelo and E.M. Forester survive in ‘’The Papers of Edward Morgan Forster’’ held at King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, which includes correspondence between the two, as well as family postcards. Philip Whichelo is recorded as having donated a portrait of E.M. Forster to the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association.

While painting was his passion and pastime, Whichelo supported himself as a set designer for the London-based Gateway Theatre Club, London. Some of his notable works follow:

- Designer, The Judge’s Will, by Quill, Del Sarto Company started 26 May 1956, New Gateway.

- Designer, Marshall’s Aid 1949–1950, Gateway Theatre, London.

- Designer, Murder Happens 1949–1950, Gateway Theatre, London.

- Designer, Lady Inger of Ostraat 1946, Gateway Theatre, London

His paintings have been sold in English auction houses including WH Lane & Son, David Lay, and Hartleys Auctioneers and Valuers, and Tony Saunders Gallery, London.

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I cannot guarantee whether this is in oil or acrylic or gouache, please be aware that all the paintings from the Philip Whichelo Collection are old and may require cleaning and or restoration.

If you would like to view the entire collection I can send you a link to a Google Drive folder containing photos of the entire collection. You are most welcome to visit and view the collection by appointment.

Postage - All paintings/drawings will be posted in Hardback envelopes using a signed for service. The international postage service is £19.99 signed and insured - If you prefer a different delivery service to request before payment.

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