Helen M Hale (1936-)

Artist Name Helen M Hale (1936-)
Title Lock by Night
Description This stunning Abstract Expressionist oil on canvas is by British artist Helen M Hale. Painted in the 1960's it is a nocturne with bold brushwork and red, yellow, blue and violet colouring.Exhibition label verso with artist's details.
Provenance Exhibited label from the Free Painters and Sculptors exhibition, circa 1960.  (Free Painters and Sculptors is an artist-led organisation based in London, England, which regularly exhibits every year. It played a pivotal role in the establishment of abstract art in the 1950s and 1960s).
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 40 x 20 inches
Frame Framed in a surround frame 41 inches by 21 inches and in good condition.
Condition Excellent condition
Biography Helen Hale, ROI, FPS, SWA, NS was born in 1936 in Hertfordshire and educated at St. George's School, Harpenden. From 1955 to 1970 she combined a career in design and book illustration with  study at St. Martin's School of Art and the Sir John Cass School of Art. Since 1970 she has concentrated full-time on painting and sculpture. In 1974 she was elected a Member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and an honorary archivist of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 2002. She is also a member of the National Society of Painters, Sculptures and Printmakers, the Society of Women Artists and the Free Painters and Sculptors. She has lived in West Sussex for over twenty years and was married to the Scottish artist Horne Shepherd who died in 1993.
Price £4600
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