Stansmore Richmond Leslie Deans (1866-1944)
|Artist Name||Stansmore Richmond Leslie Deans (1866-1944)|
|Title||Girl in a Straw Hat|
|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
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||28 x 22 inches|
|Frame||Gallery frame 39 inches by 34 inches. Fine 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.