Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)
|Artist Name||Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)|
|Title||A Portrait of Mrs Willis|
|Description||An original circa 1935 oil on canvas painting by Alice Mary Burton. It depicts a portrait of “Mrs Willis” and was exhibited at The Royal Society of Portrait Painters.This is an outstanding painting and a fine example of the early 20th century portrait painting by a British listed female artist whose works have recently sold to the House of Lords.
|Provenance||Midlands estate. Family estate. Royal Society of Portrait Painters.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||30 x 26 inches|
|Frame||Original gallery frame 38 inches by 33 inches and in 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).
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