Mary Kent Harrison (1915-1983)
|Artist Name||Mary Kent Harrison (1915-1983)|
|Title||The French Coffee Pot|
|Description||An original oil on canvas by British artist Mary Kent Harrison who exhibited throughout her career. This stunning oil is a bold, adventurous and confident still life floral bouquet of of a floral arrangement around The French Coffee Pot. This is an expressive delight. Painted in 1951 and in fine gallery condition. The painting was exhibited at The Royal Academy in 1960 and retains Royal Academy provenance. A very colourful and vibrant painting.
Signed and titled verso on Royal Academy label.
|Provenance||Midlands and family estate.
The Royal Academy 1960 Number 279
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||30 x 20 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an exhibition gallery frame excellent condition 39 inches by 29 inches. Gallery condition.|
|Condition||Fine gallery condition|
|Biography||Mary Kent Harrison RBA, NEAC (1915-1983). Mary Kent Harrison (nee Marryat) signed her work Mary Marryat until her marriage to George Kent Harrison after which she signed her work Mary Kent.
Mary Kent Harrison studied at Kingston School of Art, the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Academy Schools. She exhibited at the Royal Academy, New English Art Club and elsewhere. She was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and the New English Art Club. She lived in Wimbledon and later at Bolton-le-Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire.