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Encyclopedia > Anthony Robert Klitz

Anthony (Tony) Robert Klitz (3 September 1917 - 19 September 2000) was an artist who specialised in cityscapes, notably London. He was born in Southport attended Bishop Wordsworth's School in Salisbury and studied art at the Cheltenham Art College (1936-1939), whilst simultaneusly training to be an architect. He died in Dublin. September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom, and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... For other uses, see Southport (disambiguation). ... Bishop Wordsworths School Bishop Wordsworths School is a Church of England boys day grammar school located in the centre of Salisbury, England. ... Salisbury (pronounced Solsbree or Sauls-bree) is a small cathedral city in Wiltshire, England. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ...

"In comparison with other great capitals of the world London remains astonishingly unpainted. Mr. Klitz, an artist with a fine sense of architectural atmosphere and character, has done a great deal to redress the balance. His pictures show a fine but restrained sense of colour and he is engagingly sensitive to the London scene. Mr. Klitz is an artist - and this is a high tribute indeed - whose work will appeal equally to those who live in London and to those who have paid a visit to London, and want to have something by which to remember it. Whether it is Horse Guards Parade or the River, Mr. Klitz has captured that strange pearly light which is the secret of so much of London's grace."[1] Horse Guards Parade, London Horse Guards Parade is a large parade ground off Whitehall in central London. ...

Klitz was a polific artist, in oil on canvas, with London street and military scenes featuring substantially in his work.


Notes

  1. ^ Written by art critic Normal Collins at Klitz's second London show, source Randall Fine Arts and Antiques

External references

  • Klitz Family History]

 
 

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