Oil on canvas
40.5 x 51 cm
Recto: Signed and dated lower left: R. Eurich ’48
Other measurements: 40.5 x 51 cm [REP]The North Yorkshire Leicestershire County Council accordian beach clown concertina dance dancing fishing boat group harlequin hats masted ship melodian men music musical instrument paintings for children public collection sand squeeze box sticks sword sword dance
Lost for many years but found in a cupboard by a teacher in a Leicestershire primary school in 2014.
Judging from the notes on the sketch below, this painting seems to have been inspired by the Boosbeck Tulips Sword dancing team, from Boosbeck in North Yorkshire, performing a Yorkshire Long Sword dance.
"Richard Eurich, Walter Goetz, Frances Richards" - Redfern Gallery, London
"RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF OIL PAINTINGS by RICHARD EURICH, A.R.A." - City of Bradford Art Gallery, Cartwright Hall, Bradford
Leicestershire County Council Artworks Collection, County Hall, Leicester
sold, possibly from the Bradford retrospective, possibly to Leicestershire County Council education service, for £18
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Sketch_20-022 Whitby Boats, Boosbeck Tulips sword dancers, clown and concertina man (c1933)
Image © Richard Eurich Paintings
Northumbrian Sword Dance (1973)
Image © 2004 Christie's Images Limited
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