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Fyffe Christie (1918 - 1979)

Painter, draughtsman, muralist and teacher, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, son of a commercial artist and illustrator, George Christie. From the age of 12 Christie lived in Glasgow, from 1934 working in a solicitor's office, then became an apprentice lithographic draughtsman and during World War II served in the Scottish Rifles, resulting work finding its way into the Imperial War Museum. Christie studied at Glasgow School of Art, 1946-50, mural painting under Walter Pritchard. He gained the Newberry Medal in 1950 and a post-diploma year's study. After a period teaching and a six-month travelling scholarship taken on the continent Christie resumed teaching and completed many murals, including Glasgow University and the Iona Community House. With his wife Eleanor, a sculptor, he moved to London in 1957 and again taught, while completing murals and much other work. Christie and his wife held a show at Woodlands Gallery in 1979, shortly be

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Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Fyffe Christie
Dance of the Blessed Spirits  For sale
£245
The Artist's Cat, Carmen,  circa 1955
Fyffe Christie
The Artist's Cat, Carmen, circa 1955  For sale
£1650
Dance of the Blessed Spirits - study...
Fyffe Christie
Dance of the Blessed Spirits - study...  For sale
£580
Portrait of Eleanor
Fyffe Christie
Portrait of Eleanor  For sale 
Roll Up!, circa 1950
Fyffe Christie
Roll Up!, circa 1950  For sale 
Portrait of the artists wife Eleanor
Fyffe Christie
Portrait of the artists wife Eleanor  Privately held 
Annunciation, circa 1960
Fyffe Christie
Annunciation, circa 1960  Reserved 
Head and shoulders  of Eleanor
Fyffe Christie
Head and shoulders of Eleanor  Sold 
Standing nude
Fyffe Christie
Standing nude  Sold 
The Artist's wife reading, August 1953
Fyffe Christie
The Artist's wife reading, August 1953  Sold 
Disabled 'Panther ' August 1944
Fyffe Christie
Disabled 'Panther ' August 1944  Sold 
Eleanor with  red neck scart
Fyffe Christie
Eleanor with red neck scart  Sold 
In the Piazza, Siena, circa 1951
Fyffe Christie
In the Piazza, Siena, circa 1951  Sold 
Still-life set up in the  flat
Fyffe Christie
Still-life set up in the flat  Sold 
View from the Artist's digs
Fyffe Christie
View from the Artist's digs  Sold 
The Lady of Shalott, 1957
Fyffe Christie
The Lady of Shalott, 1957  Sold 
The Golden Age - study for a mural
Fyffe Christie
The Golden Age - study for a mural  Sold 
Christ feeding the people, 1951
Fyffe Christie
Christ feeding the people, 1951  Sold