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Allan Milner (1910-1984)

Milner was an Abstract and Surrealist painter,  born in Castleford, Yorkshire. He attended the local Grammar School, where his Art teacher also taught Henry Moore. He went to Leeds College of Art and then the Royal College of Art. He exhibited in 1932 at the Mayor Gallery, having a portrait bought by the artist Edward Wadsworth. In the Second World War he served in the Royal Navy. He exhibited in mixed exhibitions at the Redfern Gallery and Gimpel Fils and had solo shows including E.L.T.Mesens’ London Gallery in 1949 and Woodstock in 1967. Salford Art Gallery bought an oil, Abstraction, in 1956. Milner settled in Ramsey, Isle of Mann where he was the founder member and became vice-president of the Mannin Art Group where he was a prolific exhibitor. The Manx Museum, in Douglas, holds an abstract water colour and a Manx landscape by Milner. The artist was described by one friend as a stout bohemian fello


The match (K123)
Allan Milner
The match (K123)  For sale
Reclining forms in mauve (F96)
Allan Milner
Reclining forms in mauve (F96)  For sale
F 104, 1967
Allan Milner
F 104, 1967  For sale
Mobile in brown, red and blue (F100)
Allan Milner
Mobile in brown, red and blue (F100)  For sale
Magpie Exercise (F85)
Allan Milner
Magpie Exercise (F85)  For sale
Untitled figure composition
Allan Milner
Untitled figure composition  Sold 
Running figures (F113)
Allan Milner
Running figures (F113)  Sold 
Flora and fauna in silhouette
Allan Milner
Flora and fauna in silhouette  Sold 
Three desert forms, 1960's
Allan Milner
Three desert forms, 1960's  Sold 
Three forms in orange
Allan Milner
Three forms in orange  Sold 
Abstract composition, L32, circa 1967
Allan Milner
Abstract composition, L32, circa 1967  Sold 
Abstract forms, circa 1968
Allan Milner
Abstract forms, circa 1968  Sold