Dorothy Elaine Vicaji (1880-1945)
|Artist Name||Dorothy Elaine Vicaji (1880-1945)|
|Title||Portrait of a Woman in Green|
|Description||A large and stunning Art Deco oil on canvas portrait in gallery condition which depicts a lady in green against a blue swirling background. Painted in the 1920's it is a fine evocative roaring twenties portrait painting by British listed female artist Dorthy Elaine Vicaji. In excellent condition and in a fine gilt Art Deco frame of the period. A fine example of early 20th century portraiture.
Signed lower right.
|Medium||Large oil on canvas|
|Size||30 x 25 inches|
|Frame||Gilt gallery frame 40 inches by 35 inches. Excellent condition.|
|Condition||Excellent gallery condition.|
|Biography||Dorothy Elaine Vicaji (1880-1945), was born of an Anglo Indian background, her father was the Indian painter Ruston Vicaji - Dorothy E. Vicaji was a very well known society painter who painted leading figures in the 1930s and 1940s. Her sitters included Madeleine Edison Sloane, Dorothy Duveen (daughter of the art dealer Lord Duveen), and King Edward's daughter, Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood. She exhibited both in London and New York.|