"Hills, Garve Scotland" c1934 Watercolour By Cedric Kennedy (1898-1968)

Art Sz: 9 1/2"H x 13 1/2"W

Frame Sz: 16"H x 19 3/4"W

Provenance: Property from the Estate of Mary S. B. Braga

Garve (Scottish Gaelic: Gairbh) is a village on the Black Water river, in Ross-shire, and is in the Highland Council area of Scotland.

Cedric Kennedy (1898-1968) was a painter of landscapes and portraits, and a teacher,
Born in Exeter, Devon and educated at Rugby School. As a pilot served in the Royal Flying Corps in WWI being shot down and taken prisoner of war. After the war he studied at the London School of Art, Florence School of Art, 1923, under Richard Jack and with Charles Sims at the Royal Academy Schools, 1925-8. He taught at Rugby School, Cheltenham College and Dean Close School. During WWII he served in the camouflage unit and returned to Dean Close where he taught from 1945-62. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, New English Art Club, and at Walker's and Cooling Galleries. A memorial exhibition was held at Cheltenham Art Gallery in 1969; at Mannings in 1972 and at Sally Hunter Fine Art, 1997. His work is held by the V&A; Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Imperial War Museum and several provincial galleries.

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