Stanley Lewis (1905 - 2009):
Portrait of a Ploughman , circa 1936
Framed (ref: 2737)
Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in. (61 x 55.5 cm.)
Provenance: from the artist's own collection.
Exhibited: Royal Academy (452); Royal West of England Academy Bristol 1938; The Unknown Artist: Stanley Lewis and his contemporaries, Cecil Higgins Art Gallery & Bedford Museum, 12th June - 5th September 2010..cat.no.45
This portrait of Henry, a farm worker at Llanyravon, was exhibited at the Royal Academy one year before Henry was immortalized as The Welsh Mole Catcher, 1937 (see cat. no. )