Cala Lillies c. 1920
Oil on Linen
A still life by Keith Baynes. Reverse bears Thos. Agnew exhibition label and catalogue numbers.
Excellent, no repair or restoration, original frame.
Keith Baynes was born in Reigate, Surrey.
Educated at Cambridge University, left the UK for Jamaica in 1907 due to ill health, returning in 1909 having lost sight in one eye.
In 1912 Keith Baynes entered the Slade School of Fine Art, London. He met Walter Sickert and Harold Gilman during World War I and began to exhibit at New English Art Club and the London Group from 1919.
Keith Baynes was a friend of Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and the Bloomsbury Group. Keith Baynes exhibited at Agnew's, Adams Gallery and widely overseas during the 1920's.
The British Arts Council, provincial and foreign galleries own his work.
Keith Baynes paintings hang in Charleston Farmhouse, the former home of Bell and the living memorial to the Bloomsbury group.
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