Modern British Art by Stanley Lewis: The Welsh Dress - Portrait of Muriel Pemberton, circa 1929 | www.LLFA.uk

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Stanley Lewis:
The Welsh Dress - Portrait of Muriel Pemberton, circa 1929

Unframed (ref: 3801)

Signed, inscribed on the reverse, Stanley C. Lewis, Royal College of Art, Rome Scholarship in Mural Painting.

Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.5 cm.)

Tags: design portraits women Lewis



Provenance: from the artist's own collection.

Exhibited: The Unknown Artist: Stanley Lewis and his contemporaries, Cecil Higgins Art Gallery & Bedford Museum, 12th June - 5th September 2010..cat.no.14

This is a portrait of Muriel Pemberton, Stanley's fellow student and fiancee at the Royal College of Art.  Muriel Pemberton, shown wearing a dress of her own design,  later went onto become Head of Fashion at St. Martins School of Art. She also modeled  for Stanley's painting Hyde Park in Summer, where she appears twice.


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