Edward d'Arcy Lister (1911-1976)

Artist Name Edward d'Arcy Lister (1911-1976)
Title Wash Day - India
Description This very vibrant Post Impressionist oil painting is by noted British artist Edward d'Arcy Lister. Painted circa 1950 this figurative painting is of two Indian women washing clothes in a stream. Lister captures their colourful garments perfectly against the lush green background and uses lilac as highlight to stunning effect. 
Signed lower right.
Provenance Dorchester estate.
Medium Oil on Canvas Laid on Board
Size 20 x 16 inches
Frame Housed in a gallery frame of complimentary colours, 28 inches by 24 inches, in good condition.
Condition Excellent condition
Biography Edward d’Arcy Lister (1911-1976) ARCA. Lister was a painter, wood engraver and mural decorator, born in Horsforth, Leeds. He studied at Leeds College of Art 1928-33, and at the Royal College of Art under Gilbert Spencer 1933-38. Lister exhibited at the Royal Academy, 2.
Price £1975
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