Our Time and Age

Our Time and Age




Our Time and Age

Signed and dated 1957; signed and inscribed with title and the artist's address on a label on the reverse Oil on canvas board Framed

71 by 58.5 cm., 28 by 23 in. (frame size 86.5 by 73 cm., 34 by 28 in.)

Provenance: Pat Graham-Gardiner, a childhood friend of the artist and adopted child of John Galsworthy; Private collection.

Sauter was a painter, printmaker, illustrator and poet. The son of the artist Georg Sauter he was educated at Harrow School and studied art in London and Munich. During the First World War he and his father were interned and his letters and drawing from this period are held in the Imperial War Museum. With strong literary interests, being a member of the writers’ club Pen; he illustrated a definitive edition of works by his uncle John Galsworthy. Sauter exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Pastel Society, in the provinces, at the Paris Salon and widely in the United States. He held one-man shows in London and New York. Many of his paintings were destroyed by a fire in the 1980s. Works by him are in the Imperial War Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull and in other public collections.


Height 71 cm / 28 "
Width 58.5 cm / 23 "
Framed height 86.5 cm / 34 14"
Framed width 73 cm / 28 "