The "sloop Inn" by Gerald French
Oil on board depicting the Sloop Inn in Whitby by artist Gerald French (1927-2001), circa 1950.
Gerald French studied at Bradford College of art with Davi Hockney. He sketched Hockney several times too. He liked painting portraits, landscapes and abstracts.
His work was featured in a Royal Academy show in London, and at the Yorkshire Artists’ Exhibition in Leeds City Art Gallery 1965. His work also featured in solo exhibitions and and at other exhibitions in Bradford at Cartwright Hall, and in Wakefield.