Anne Newland (1913-1997):
Cloth draped over a chest, 1939
Mounted (ref: 4785)
Signed with initials and dated
Pencil , 14 x 10 in. (35.5 x 25.5 cm.)
This study was presented as part of Ann Newland's successful Rome/ Abbey Major Scholarship which Newland won in 1938/9 whilst studying at the Byam Shaw School, (1936-39, under Ernest Jackson). During World War II she was involved in camouflage, then taught in Scotland. Signed her work, which was mainly large, decorative canvases. A.N. She was influenced especially by the work of Andrea Mantegna. She showed at the RA, RSA and elsewhere.