Alys Woodman (Exh. 1921-24)
|Artist Name||Alys Woodman (Exh. 1921-24)|
|Title||Portrait of a Lady with Auburn Hair|
|Description||This lovely British portrait oil painting is by Malvern female artist Alys Woodman. Painted in the 1920's the painting is a seated half portrait of a woman with Rossetti-esque auburn hair, with clear influences of the Pre-Raphaelites. The detail in the sitter's face is superb. Woodman would have seen Rossetti and Lord Leighton paintings hanging in Birmingham Art Gallery. A lovely 20's portrait by an exhibited female artist.
Signed lower right.
|Provenance||Herefordshire artist family estate.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||20 x 24 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a complementary frame, 31 inches by 27 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Alys Woodman (exhibited 1921-24) was a Birmingham artist who moved to the Malverns, Worcestershire. She was associated with the Malvern School of Art. She exhibited 4 paintings at the Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham.|