James P Barraclough (1890-1942)
|Artist Name||James P Barraclough (1890-1942)|
|Title||Portrait of a Young Woman with Book|
|Description||This lovely Art Deco portrait oil painting is by noted British artist James P Barraclough. Painted circa 1923 it is a seated portrait of a young woman holding a book on her lap. She is wearing a blue satin dress with lace cuffs and collar and is gazing warmly at the artist and viewer. The illumination on her features is superb. A lovely Art Deco period oil portrait and an excellent example of Barraclough's work.
Signed and dated upper left.
|Provenance||By direct descent through the artist's family.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||25 x 30 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a fine Chapman Brothers gilded oak frame, 38 inches by 33 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||James Penniston Barraclough (1890-1942). Painter of portraits in oils. He lived and worked in London and exhibited mainly at the Walker Art Gallery, RA, RP and ROI, becoming a member of the latter in 1922.|