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Original Portrait of a Young Man, Charcoal on Paper by Philip Whichelo 1918-25
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Self-Representing Artist?: No Medium: Charcoal
Original/ Repro: Original Date of Creation: 1900-1949
Subject: People & Portraits Style: Realism
Original Portrait of a Young man, Charcoal on Paper by Philip Whichelo circa 1918-25
(unsigned but from an extensive P. Whichelo collection)

Theatre Actor - Assumed from the London Theatre scene of 1920s-1930s

29cm x 23cm

Part of the Philip Whichelo Collection being auctioned on ebay

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, if its stated as pastel or charcoal I am fairly confident that it is. 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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