Watercolour & pastel, signed & dated 1988. Image
33 x 26 cms £550
Rose' Watercolour & pastel, signed & dated 2000.
Image 31 x 41 cms
'Persian Landscape' Watercolour & pastel.
Signed & dated Image
39 x 30 cms
Watercolour & pastel, signed & dated 2011. Image
28 x 30 cms sold
Ainscow was born in Manchester in 1913. He studied at
Rochdale College of Art from 1929-33. His early career was
in textile design. He went on to paint in oils and watercolour
and exhibited at the Royal Academy, R.B.A., R.W.S., R.I. and
the New English art Club. He was the Winner of the gold and
silver medal at the Paris Salon in 1980 and 1981. He had solo
exhibitions at The Mall Galleries, Salford A.G., Oldham A.G.
and Rochdale A.G.
his use of textures and effects, his work shows the influence
of his early career in textile design, but he goes beyond
the decorative in his willingness to explore and portray his
view of the world, often creating wonderfully gentle fantasy
landscapes. He is represented in the permanent collections
of the R.A.F. Museum, Bury and Rochdale Art Galleries and
in numerous private collections.
died on 3rd December 2013, having reached his 100th year.
He was a dedicated artist and a true gentleman and will be