Joseph Walter West (1860-1933)
|Artist Name||Joseph Walter West (1860-1933)|
|Title||Portrait of a Lady in a Hat|
|Description||A beautiful, colourful Impressionistic portrait of a lady which dates to circa 1900. A rare and fine oil on canvas in excellent condition by Joseph Walter West who was a noted landscape and portrait artist. It is a fine quality portrait in its original frame and painted in a fluid impressionistic palette and colour.
Signed lower left.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||28 x 20 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a fine 19th century gallery frame, 34 inches by 27 inches approx. Excellent condition.|
|Biography||Joseph Walter West (1860-1933) - born in Hull, Yorkshire, West studied at St John’s Wood School, the Royal Academy and the Academie Julien, Paris. He painted figurative and literary subjects and landscapes, his genre pictures were often Quaker subjects. He exhibited 17 works at the Royal Academy and 4 at the Royal Society of British Artist. He was Vice President of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours and lived in Northwood, Middlesex. He is represented in the collections of many public galleries including the Tate, Birmingham and National Gallery of Scotland.|