Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Robert Austin: Coretto's Circus, circa 1920

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Robert Austin:
Coretto's Circus, circa 1920

Framed (ref: 1033)
Signed with initials
Gouache on paper, 17 1/2 x 17 in. (44.5 x 43.2 cm.)

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In a gessoed reverse section stepped frame the middle flat painted black

The circus was a theme that Austin was often drawn to. The Circus came once a year and set up on the shingle foreshore outside the artist's studio at Burnham Overy Staithe. The combination of animals and performers always fascinated him. This is likely to date early in his oeuvre.


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