Stansmore Richmond Leslie Deans (1866-1944)

Artist Name Stansmore Richmond Leslie Deans (1866-1944)
Title Girl in a Straw Hat
Size 28 x 22 inches
Medium Oil on Canvas
Condition Good condition.
Biography Glasgow born painter of portraits and figure studies. Daughter of Alexander Davidson Deans, an Aberdeen based etcher and engraver. In 1883 she attended Glasgow School of Art where fellow pupils included Margaret Rowat, Charles Rennie Macintosh, Bessie Mac Nicol and David Gauld. In 1890 she was the first woman to be awarded the Haldine Scolarship and went to Paris to study at the Academie Colarossi. She exhibited at the Royal Glasgow Institute, Royal Scottish Academy and the International Society in London. She married the artist Robert Macauley Stevenson. She was a member of the prestigious Glasgow Society of Lady Artists Club. She died in 1944.
 
Description An original oil on canvas by the Glasgow Girl listed artist Stansmore Richmond Leslie Deans  which was painted circa 1905. Very evocative of the Glasgow style and period it depicts a “Girl in a Straw Hat”.

 
Provenance Glasgow Museums Exhibition
Glasgow Girls – Jude Burkhauser
 
Frame Gallery frame 39 inches by 34 inches. Fine condition.
Price £25000
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