Margaret Fisher Prout (1875-1963)

Artist Name Margaret Fisher Prout (1875-1963)
Title The Garden Picnic
Description A fine large oil painting by twentieth century British artist Margaret Fisher Prout. Painted in 1935 with beautiful light and delicate impressionistic brushwork it is a gem. A fine example of a British School Impressionist painting. It depicts a garden picnic which is most likely the Fisher Prout family. The painting is in gallery condition.
 
Provenance Blond Fine Art. London
Medium Oil on Panel
Size 40 x 30 inches
Frame Blond Fine Art frame 44 inches by 33 inches. In good condition.
Condition Excellent gallery condition.
Biography Margaret Fisher Prout (1875-1963) - painter of landscapes, flowers and figures in an impressionist style. Born 31 March 1875 in Chelsea, London, daughter of Mark Fisher, the painter. Studied under him and later at the Slade School 1894–7. Married John Alexander Prout 1908. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1906, member 1925; and at the R.A. from 1921, A.R.A. 1948; R.W.S. 1945. Taught drawing at the Hammersmith School of Arts and Crafts before 1914. One-man exhibition at the Beaux Arts Gallery 1922. Lived at St Leonards-on-Sea, where she died 9 December 1963. She was published in: Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II. Her works are held by The Tate Gallery.
Price £4400
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