Theyre Lee-Elliott (1903 - 1988)
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Born David Lee Theyre Elliott in 1903 Lewes, Sussex whose work had a strong fantasy element. Lee-Elliott studied at Central School of Arts and Crafts, 1925-7. He appeared in a four-man show at Thackeray Gallery, 1977. His solo shows included Iolas, New York; Redfern Gallery, London; Chatham Gallery in Hong Kong; and Miyuki, Tokyo. He was chosen to contribute three works to the British section at Museé d’Art Moderne, Paris, International Exhibition of Religious Art, 1965. Christie’s in Kensington offered works by Lee-Elliott in 2003, catalogued as signed by Lee-Elliott plus a date. The Victoria & Albert Museum holds his work. His final years were spent in Chelsea, where he lived most of his life.