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© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Carmarthenshire Museums Service Collection

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The four singers in this painting are working men. The subject of work and of Wales's working class communities were what interested the artist, Tony Evans. Evans knew the south Wales mining communities well. He became a full-time artist following his retirement from industry. He experimented with a number of styles and some of his most successful works bear a resemblance to stained glass, with its black outlines and jewel-like colours.

Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery

Llanelli


Date

1970s–1980s

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 55 x W 93 cm

Accession number

1997.1565

Acquisition method

purchased

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Tony Evans


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Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery

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