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Reginald Gray

Portrait of the Irish Musician John Beckett (Collection St..Columbas College Dublin) (2009)

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This portrait was made after a skecth that Gray made from life of John Beckett in Dublin in 1953 at the Dublin studio of Cecil ffrench Salkeld ARHA where Gray studied old master techniques. Beckett's first studies were at St Columbas College Dublin and afterwards atThe Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin and at The Royal College of Music, London....
This portrait was made after a skecth that Gray made from life of John Beckett in Dublin in 1953 at the Dublin studio of Cecil ffrench Salkeld ARHA where Gray studied old master techniques. Beckett's first studies were at St Columbas College Dublin and afterwards atThe Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin and at The Royal College of Music, London. He became an expert on the works of J.S.Bach, and a gifted player of the harpsichord. He was also a talented conductor and conducted at The Henry Wood Promenade Concerts at The Royal Albert Hall London. He died while seated in his chair at his London home in 2007 the day of his 80th birthday. John Beckett was also a cousin of the writer Samuel Beckett whom Gray painted from life in Paris in 1961. a work that is now in the collection of Ken White, Dublin.
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REGINALD GRAY is known as one of todays important portrait painters.He was born in Dublin 1930.After studies at the National College of Art he became designer for the Pike and Gate Theatres Dublin and the Lyric...

REGINALD GRAY is known as one of todays important portrait painters.He was born in Dublin 1930.After studies at the National College of Art he became designer for the Pike and Gate Theatres Dublin and the Lyric Theatre London. He has had oneman exhibitions in Dublin,London,New York, Paris and Rouen. For complete Biography click on Wikipedia and enter Reginald Gray(artist)

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