Jolan Polatschek Williams (1908-1988)
|Artist Name||Jolan Polatschek Williams (1908-1988)|
|Title||Portrait of Molly in a Red Beret|
|Description||This striking Art Deco portrait oil painting is by female artist Jolan Polatschek Williams. Williams was born in Austria but settled in England in the 1920's where she remained. Painted in 1934 it is a Post Impressionist seated portrait of a dark haired woman in a red berret holding red gloves. The colouring is very vibrant with strong shading in greens and a green background. The bruskwork is also bold and confident. A really gorgeous portrait by a talented female artist who exhibited at the Royal Academy in the forties and fifties.
Signed and dated lower right.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||18 x 26 inches|
|Frame||Housed in gallery frame 33 inches by 25 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Jolan Polatschek Williams (1908-1988). Williams was an Austrian born artist who married and settled in Britain in the 1920s. Her work was exhibited 7 times at the Royal Academy between 1940-1951 under Mrs Jolan P Williams. She also exhibited at the Society of British Artists and the New English Art Club.|