Cathleen Mann (1896-1959)
|Artist Name||Cathleen Mann (1896-1959)|
|Title||St James Park London|
|Description||A superb oil on canvas by British listed female artist Cathleen Mann. She was a noted Modern British artist. The work depicts St James Park in London near the Foreign Office. Painted during the war in 1943, this impressionist painting gives no hint in its tranquility of the political and war environment. Painted in the fluid impressionist impasto style. This is a stunning painting of this untouched area of London in 1943. Kelvingrove Glasgow Art Gallery hold a similar work which was painted from the same view but about 10 yards to the left.
Signed right and dated 1943.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||24 x 20 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a gallery frame 30 inches by 26 inches. Gallery condition|
|Biography||Cathleen Mann (1896-1959) was the daughter of the renowned painters Harrington Mann and Florence Sabine Mann; the Tate Gallery holds a family group by Harrington which includes Cathleen and Sabine. Cathleen studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and later in Paris. She went on to exhibit her work at the Royal Academy, Goupil, Lefevre and Leicester Galleries, London, New English Art Club, The Pastel Society, and many other institutions. Her work is held in many public collections in France, America and Britain, where examples are held by the Victoria and Albert Museum.|