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Clifford Bayliss  1912-1989

Clifford Bayliss 1912-1989

Biography

1912    Born in Footscray on the 22nd June
    He was educated at the Geelong Road Primary School and    
    Footscray Technical School and trained as an engineer with the     Footscray engineering company, Mephan Ferguson
1931-35    Attended the National Gallery School.  Won the Travelling
    Scholarship in December 1935
1936-37    Travelled to England. Crossed France and Germany, largely by
    bicycle. Studied in Paris at André Lhote's studio and at the
    studio of Paul Jouve the animal painter
1938    Living in London. Admitted to Royal Academy Schools,    
    attended until March 1939
1939    Worked as an excavation plant manager
1940-45    During the War, in charge of a Rescue Squad based at St. Giles,     London
1945    Worked with Harry Freeman FRGS developing devices for    
    photographing the interior of the stomach
1946-55    Assistant to photographer, Geoffrey Gilbert
1955-63    Worked as production assistant at the Royal Opera House,    
    Covent Garden
1963-89    Taught part-time at London College of Printing, the Central    
    School of Art and Design  and Croydon College of Art and
    Technology.  Freelance work for Benjamin Brittens' English
    Opera Group
1965    An exhibition of drawings, gouaches and decor held at the
    Leveson Street Gallery, Melbourne, opened by John Sinclair
1989    Died in London on the 5th June



Clown with a Circus Pony

Clifford Bayliss
Clown with a Circus Pony

Black ink and gouache
76 x 50.5 cm
verso Circus Pony

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Mythical Bull  1945

Clifford Bayliss
Mythical Bull 1945

Ink, pencil and gouache
50.5 x 75.8 cm

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Clown and Horse 1945

Clifford Bayliss
Clown and Horse 1945

Ink, watercolour and pastel
76.8 x 50.5 cm

$8,500

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Man with One Eye Closed 1946

Clifford Bayliss
Man with One Eye Closed 1946

Black conté with pastel
50.5 x 76 cm

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Clown in Sangers Arena  c1947

Clifford Bayliss
Clown in Sangers Arena c1947

Black conté with pastel
68.8 x 43 cm

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Rooster  1947

Clifford Bayliss
Rooster 1947

Black conté and pastel
73 x 57 cm

$7,000

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Archaic Stone Circle c1952

Clifford Bayliss
Archaic Stone Circle c1952

Mixed media on card
50.5 x 76 cm

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Clown  1947

Clifford Bayliss
Clown 1947

Black conté and pastel
76.5 x 50.5 cm

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Woman with Long Hair and Hoof  1947

Clifford Bayliss
Woman with Long Hair and Hoof 1947

Black conté with pastel
76 x 50.5 cm

Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia

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Two Clowns with Male Nude Wearing Mask  c1945

Clifford Bayliss
Two Clowns with Male Nude Wearing Mask c1945

Ink
28 x 21.4 cm

Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia

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Horse and Aviator  c1945

Clifford Bayliss
Horse and Aviator c1945

Ink
21.4 x 28 cm

Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia

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Carboniferous Fantasy  c1945

Clifford Bayliss
Carboniferous Fantasy c1945

Ink
32 x 19.7 cm

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Rider  1974

Clifford Bayliss
Rider 1974

Pencil
42 x 29.5 cm

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