Dearden, Harold

(1888 – 1962)

Model in Bathing Suit, Posing in the Artists Studio, c.1922

£25,000.00

Signed on the reverse
Oil on canvas

1 in stock

DESCRIPTION

Provenance:
The Artist’s Studio

Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.111.

Painted in the artist’s Oakley Street studio in Chelsea, this work depicts a model posed in an unidentified beach scene. The painting can be dated by the model’s hairstyle and the design of her swimming costume.

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THE ARTIST

Dearden, Harold

1888 – 1962

Painter in oil and watercolour, draughtsman in ink and wash. Dearden
studied at Rochdale School of Art under H Barrett Carpenter, 1905-10,
then at the Royal College of Art for five years under Gerald Moira.
Dearden, a strong draughtsman, went on to become head of Swindon Art
School for 30 years from 1920 and was president for a time of Swindon
Artists’ Society. He exhibited in London and provincial galleries and
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery holds his work. Lived in Swindon.

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