John Strevens (British, 1902-1990)

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John Strevens (British, 1902-1990)

Reves d'Autrefois - Dreams of Yesteryear

Oil on Canvas

  • Signed lower right.  Signed again and inscribed verso.
  • Painting - 40.5cm x 51cm
  • Frame - 55cm x 65cm 

Lot Notes

A superb example of the work of John Strevens depicting elegant figures outside a Parisian cafe at night with figures on a stage beyond.  Signed lower right, signed again and titled verso.


In very fine condition.  Clean, most attractive, well framed and ready to hang.

Artist Information

John Strevens  was a British painter.  He was born in London and was primarily self-taught. Although Strevens completed some prints, watercolours and drawings, he was mainly a painter in oil with a rich palette, rather in the manner of John Singer Sargent and Philip Wilson Steer. Strevens painted formal portraits but was especially noted for his pictures of women, flowers and interiors. Showed at RA, Paris Salon where he gained an Honourable Mention and had one-man exhibitions in England, Spain and widely throughout America. Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, holds his work. Retrospective at Epping Forest District Museum in 1991. Lived in Loughton, Essex.