Cathleen Mann (1896-1959)
|Artist Name||Cathleen Mann (1896-1959)|
|Title||Slade School Still Life Floral Arrangement|
|Description||Slade School artist Cathleen Mann painted this lovely British Post Impressionist floral oil painting. Painted in 1938 it is a mixed floral arrangement in an urn, the lid lying beside it along with a couple of books. The flowers are tulips, lilies and some vivid blue iris amongst others. There is heavy impasto and superb bold brushwork and the painting is housed in a light ornate frame. A fantastic light and airy 1930's Post Impressionist floral oil painting by a well sought after female Slade School artist.
Signed and dated 1938 lower right.
|Provenance||Christies auction stamps and notations verso.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||25 x 30 inches|
|Frame||Housed in light ornate period frame, 37 inches by 32 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Cathleen Mann (1896-1959) was the daughter of the renowned painters Harrington Mann and Florence Sabine Mann; the Tate Gallery holds a family group by Harrington which includes Cathleen and Sabine. Cathleen studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London and later in Paris. She went on to exhibit her work at the Royal Academy, Goupil, Lefevre and Leicester Galleries, London, New English Art Club, The Pastel Society, and many other institutions. Her work is held in many public collections in France, America and Britain, where examples are held by the Victoria and Albert Museum.|