Lot 123 – Oil on canvas by James Proudfoot. A gentleman wearing a hooded coat. Signed and dated 1959. Est 250/400

Oil on canvas by James Proudfoot. A gentleman wearing a hooded coat. Signed and dated 1959. 67cms by 78cms. Est 250/400

James Proudfoot was born in Perth where he was educated at Perth Academy before going on to St Andrews University. He studies at Heatherley’s and Goldsmith’s College. A dashing figure and married to the actress Ellen Pollock be became a well know painter of landscape and portraits of well known actors of stage and screen. He received a honourable mention for his portrait of Peter Ustinov in the 1956 Paris Salon. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, New English Art Club and Royal Scottish Academy. Works by in are in the collection of Perth Art Gallery and elsewhere.

Oil on canvas by James Proudfoot. A gentleman wearing a hooded coat. Signed and dated 1959. 67cms by 78cms. Est 250/400

James Proudfoot was born in Perth where he was educated at Perth Academy before going on to St Andrews University. He studies at Heatherley’s and Goldsmith’s College. A dashing figure and married to the actress Ellen Pollock be became a well know painter of landscape and portraits of well known actors of stage and screen. He received a honourable mention for his portrait of Peter Ustinov in the 1956 Paris Salon. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, New English Art Club and Royal Scottish Academy. Works by in are in the collection of Perth Art Gallery and elsewhere.

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