John Thompson (1924), Rural landscape, watercolour, 350 x 257
5.75 x 8.75 inches Nice Condition Framed & Glazed Signed on the back of water colour.
has achieved great success and critical acclaim over the last few years, his work is widely collected both at home and abroad. He has had successful one man shows in Manchester and in 2002 three of his paintings were purchased by the House of Lords in London and are now hanging in the Committee Rooms.
A book on Johns? life and work entitled JOHN THOMPSON - ?Do you like ?em then?? was launched at a major retrospective exhibition in Manchester in March 2006. 350 people attended and nearly 200 paintings were sold. The event attracted massive local and national publicity, The Guardian and The Independent covered the exhibition and both Granada TV and Channel 4 ran features on John Thompson and his work. Since then, his fame has spread far and wide and nearly 500 of his paintings have been snapped up.
John Thompson Sadly Died July 2011.