Artist Stanley Lewis: Edith circa 1930

Artist Stanley Lewis (1905 - 2009): Edith circa 1930

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Stanley Lewis (1905 - 2009):
Edith circa 1930
Framed (ref: 8784)
Signed

Charcoal and white highlights

11.5 x 10.3 in. (29.2 x 26.1 cm)

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Provenance: The Artist's Estate; Private Collection

Literature: The Unknown Artist: Stanley Lewis and his contemporaries, Cecil Higgins Art Gallery & Bedford Museum, 12th June - 5th September 2010, Liss Fine Art, 2010.
 

The sitter was one of Stanley's favourite cousins, Edith, who also modeled for the central figure in Allegory, and the figure seated, center left, in Hyde Park.  
She was also the subject of  Stanley's first Royal Academy exhibit, (Edith, a portrait in black chalk, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, 1932, no. 1086).