1956 Myles Meehan "Frosty mornings" picture. Original price back in 1956 was £4 and that was a lot of money ,many people did not earn that per week. Good quality piece of art: frame is original and painted cream, gone yellow over time but looks amazing with this panting .
SALE was £250 now £80
artist history :
Myles Meehan,born in1904 was a noted artist in England
especially from the 1940s onward.
His works depict the social and industrial life of England during the 1950s.
He made a bequest of a number of artworks to Darlington borough collections
and the provision was made from a trust fund to promote the development
of the visual arts in the Darlington area.
The Darlington arts centre now offers a Myles Meehan fellowship award
for artists in residence.
Today the gallery hosts innovative and contemporary exhibitions