Edward Irvine Halliday (1902-1984):
Roof-terrace of the British School at Rome, 1926
Framed (ref: 9218)
Provenance: Provenance: Acquired directly from a Private Collection of Halliday's daughter.
Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.127.
This evocative informal study shows Edward Halliday's fiancee, Dorothy Hatswell, and fellow student Russell Meiggs (holder of the 1925 Pelham Studentship) relaxing in deck chairs on the roof terrace of the British School at Rome. A panoramic view of the Borghese Gardens can be seen behind.
Exhibited: Edward Halliday, Art for Life 1925 - 1939, University of Liverpool Art Gallery, 1997.
Literature: Ann Compton, 1997, p. 44.