Here we have an original oil on paper painting by renowned West Country artist and member of The Newlyn Society Elizabeth Hunter (British b.1935).
Titled to verso "woman in a doorway" the redheaded woman stands central to the picture gazing directly forward whilst the alternating use of red and black in the colour pallet give the affect of an advancing corridor ahead.
Signed and framed in a wooden, lime-washed frame.
Frame - 24cm x 24cm
Picture - 19cm x 19cm
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About the artist:
Painter in oil, printmaker, curator and teacher, born and lived in Bristol, who studied at Slade School of Fine Art under Claude Rogers, Anthony Gross and Lucian Freud, gaining her diploma with special commendation, 1958. From 1964–6 she was curator of the Passmore Edwards Art Gallery in Newlyn, later becoming teacher of life drawing at the School of Art & Design, Bristol. Group shows included Young Contemporaries; Kunstverein in Hanover, Germany; Penwith and Newlyn Societies; RA Summer Exhibitions, and elsewhere. Solo shows included Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, 1964, and Bath College of Higher Education, 1994, where Hunter’s key Inanna Series was shown, “potent and glowing images of birds, beasts and mythologies”. Was a member of the Newlyn Society.