Sven Berlin | Portrait of Ken Lee in feathered cap

Sven Berlin | Portrait of Ken Lee in feathered cap

£550.00Price

Pencil

1962

23ins x 15.½ins

58.42cms x 39.3cms    

 

 

    

Inscribed Ken Lee '62 and signed Sven

With message to Anthony and Sonia from Ken Lee

 

Dr. Ken Lee is the son of Cliff Lee, the famous Gypsy of Maghull, Liverpool who would camp with his family with Augustus John in Fordingbridge and after John's death, with Sven Berlin in the New Forest. Ken became an academic studying Romani culture, Geography, and has a doctorate in Anthropology and Sociology. He lives in Australia where until he retired was a lecturer at the University of Newcastle, NSW. Most recently Dr  Lee has contributed an article to the current Augustus John exhibition The Last BohemianAugustus John and Liverpool’s Gypsy Lore Society  which runs until 30 August, 2021.