Harold Riley

The Knocker Up (SOLD)

Medium: Pen Ink & Watercolour

Measurements: W 24cm x H 31cm

Stock: Sold

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Harold Riley original painting – The Knocker Up

Signed & Dated: Riley 1973

Provenance: From a private collection Lancashire

Please note that this is an original pen ink & watercolour by Harold Riley. We are aware of forgeries coming to the market which are being copied from Harold’s original works.

Framed to the highest standard, conservation mount boards & tru-vue ultra vue glass

Please note the dimensions of this work framed are approximately H 63cm x W 55cm

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Harold Riley was born in Salford Manchester in 1934. He attended Salford Grammar School and in 1951 won a scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art. Riley later went on to study in Florence, Italy and Spain, before returning to Salford and he was awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Salford. From a young age, Riley cemented a friendship with L.S Lowry, together they worked on subjects relating to Manchester life.  Riley undertook some notable portrait commissions including Pope John XII, Prince Philip, John F Kennedy and Nelson Mandela. Harold Rileys’ works are highly collectible and can be found in corporate and private collections around the world.

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  • Lowry Walking in Salford

  • A Family Walk

  • Encombe Place Salford

  • Salford Player Theatre

  • Stantons Flower Shop

  • Manchester Cathedral

  • The Parcel Office at Victoria Station

  • Town Hall Manchester

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