Ann Haywood (Fl. 1931-1938)
|Artist Name||Ann Haywood (Fl. 1931-1938)|
|Title||The Bathers/The RiverNymphs|
|Description||This lovely delicate and detailed watercolour on silk painting is by British artist Ann Haywood. It is an exhibited work from 1933 being exhibited at the Royal Academy under the title The River Nymphs. The painting is of a river winding its way down through a stylised landscape with nude figures playing and bathing. The muted palette of colours creates a very tranquil feel to the painting.
Signed and dated 1932 and signed and inscribed on two labels verso.
|Provenance||Exhibited at the Royal Academy London 1933 No. 777 as The River Nymphs. Signed and inscribed on two labels verso the River Nymphs and The Bathers.|
|Size||15 x 19 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a beautiful frame behind glass, 27 inches by 23 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Ann Haywood was an artist based in Farnham, Surrey in the 1930's to at least the1950's and had three different recorded addresses there. She exhibited at the Royal Academy London between 1931 and 1957, exhibiting 4 paintings including our painting in 1933. From the titles of the exhibited works she mostly specialised in figurative works and landscapes, often using the medium of tempera.|