Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)
|Artist Name||Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)|
|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.|
|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.