Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)

Artist Name Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968)
Title Contemplation
Description An original, circa 1955, oil on canvas by Alice Mary Burton (1893-1968). The painting is a portrait of a lady deep in thought gazing out of a window. A sublime contemplation.This is a fine painting by a British listed artist whose works have recently sold to the House of Lords. A fine example of an early 20th century portrait painting and one of our favourites.

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.
Condition Excellent 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).

Cooling Galleries 8
Glasgow 1
Liverpool 2
Royal Academy 8
Royal Institute 12
Royal Society of British Artists 52
Price £6600
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