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RICHARD BEER (UK, 1928–2017)

Born in London in 1928, just too late to serve in the Second World War, Richard Beer studied between 1945–50 at the UCL Slade School of Fine Art. Subsequently, a French Government scholarship allowed him to spend time in Paris at Atelier 17, working under Stanley William Hayter, one of the most significant printmakers of the 20th Century, he only returned to Paris in 1950. Subsequently, Beer studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Working for John Cranko, choreographer for the Royal Ballet, Beer designed the sets and costumes for his The Lady and the Fool at Covent Garden, subsequently working for him following his move in 1961 to Stuttgart Ballet. Additionally, he produced book illustrations and designed book jackets. Beer taught printmaking at the Chelsea School of Art, where he was a popular teacher. Probably his greatest work was a collaboration with John Betjeman to produce a portfolio of prints of 10 Churches of Sir Christopher Wren in London for Editions Alecto, copies of which are in the Government Art Collection. That collection contains a total of 54 prints by Beer, and the Tate Gallery’s collection holds 7. His Oxford series was also produced for Editions Alecto as was a series of predominantly architectural views in Southern Europe. Most of his prints are of architectural subjects, where he explores the use of color in interesting fashions.

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British 20th Century oil painting of a market stall at a Baroque church, Italy
By Richard Beer
Located in Petworth, GB
Richard Beer (British, 1928-2017) A market stall at a Baroque church Oil on canvas Signed `Beer’ (lower right) 36 x 28 in. (91.5 x 71.2 cm.)
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20th Century Post-Impressionist Richard Beer Art

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Canvas, Oil

Richard Beer, Christchurch Oxford College signed print mid century 1965 etching
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1960s Modern Richard Beer Art

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Etching, Aquatint

Richard Beer, 1964-65: Wadham College Oxford etching and aquatint signed print
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1960s Modern Richard Beer Art

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Richard Beer Hotel du Commerce French France oil painting Modern British Art
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
Richard Beer (1928-2017) Hotel du Commerce, France Oil painting on canvas 51x60cm Born in London in 1928, just too late to serve in World War II, Richard Beer studied between 1945-1...
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1980s Realist Richard Beer Art

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Oil

Richard Beer St Augustine's Church Watling Street London etching Wren Churches
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
Richard Beer (b.1928) St Augustine's Church Watling Street London Coloured etching and screen print Signed and numbered 57/75 to lower margin Plate size 63 x 43cm From 'Ten Wren Chur...
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Late 20th Century Modern Richard Beer Art

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Etching, Screen

Richard Beer Oxford Spires etching print All Souls College Radcliffe Camera Art
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1980s Realist Richard Beer Art

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Richard Beer Brasenose College Oxford 1965 etching & aquatint print mid century
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1960s Modern Richard Beer Art

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Richard Beer, 1964: Spanish Hillside etching and aquatint print
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1960s Modern Richard Beer Art

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Richard Beer, 1966: Quattro Canti etching and aquatint print
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1960s Modern Richard Beer Art

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Richard Beer Piazza Armerina II etching and aquatint (pink version)
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1960s Modern Richard Beer Art

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Richard Beer 'Hôtel de la Gare' coloured etching and aquatint
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
Richard Beer (b.1928) 'Hôtel de la Gare' Colour etching and aquatint Signed and numbered 41/70 to lower margin Plate size 34.5 x 42.5cm; sheet size 57 x 75cm Richard Beer enrolled ...
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Late 20th Century Modern Richard Beer Art

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Etching, Aquatint

Richard Beer Trinity College Oxford etching c. 1980 signed limited edition print
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1980s Realist Richard Beer Art

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Richard Beer Oriel College Oxford etching c. 1980
By Richard Beer
Located in London, GB
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1980s Realist Richard Beer Art

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