Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)

Artist Name Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)
Title Contemplation
Description This captivating British female portrait oil painting is by noted exhibited and listed female artist Alice Mary Burton. Painted circa 1955, the painting is a portrait of a woman gazing out of a window. Is she watching someone leaving or arriving or simply watching the world go by or lost in her own thoughts? This is a gorgeous painting with a stunning range of colours and one of our favourites.  The painting is by a British listed female artist whose works have recently sold to the House of Lords. A fine example of an early 20th century portrait painting. Signed verso on overlap.

Provenance Midlands estate. Family estate
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 36 x 28 inches
Frame Gallery frame 42 inches by 36 inches. Good condition.
Condition Excellent condition.
Biography Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968) was born on September 21st 1893 in Nogent-sur-Oise in France.  She studied art at the Byam Shaw and Vicat Cole School of Art and at the Regent Street Polytechnic School (Bronze and Silver Medals).  She was a portrait and figure painter, although she did produce a few landscapes.  She was elected a full Member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1932. She lived in North Wales (1913), Royal Tunbridge Wells and London (1921).
Exhibited: Cooling Galleries 8, Glasgow Institutue 1, Walker Gallery Liverpool 2, Royal Academy 8, Royal Institute 12, Royal Society of British Artists 52 and Royal Society of Portrait Painters. 
Price £6600
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