Helen Steinthal (1911-1991) - 1979 Gouache, Japanese Landscape
DescriptionA fine modern landscape by the British artist Helen Steinthal (1911-1991). The composition features angular, almost naive marks to illustrate the landscape before us. Well presented in a double card mount and simple black frame. Label to the reverse gives the title, date and artist's name. On wove.
Overall the condition is good. With some minor signs of discolouration.
27 x 48cm (10.6" x 18.9")Framed Size: 50 x 72cm (19.7" x 28.3")
Painter born in Manchester the daughter of a German-born corn merchant and a French-born artist Bertha Noel Steinthal (1880-1970). Helen studied at Salford Polytechnic, 1928-29, Grosvenor School of Art, 1930-32 under Ian McNab and at the Slade School of Fine Art, where she studied stage design and decorative painting under Vladimir Polunin, 1933-38. She worked as a scene painter at the Old Vic and Sadlers Wells, before returning to Manchester at the outbreak of World War II. She exhibited at Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, Leeds City Art Gallery, Manchester Society of Modern Painters and relocated to Wales c. 1945. In the Principality, she exhibited National Eisteddfod and was included in Welsh Arts Council exhibitions of Contemporary Welsh painting at the Royal Academy, Royal Cambrian Academy, Howard Roberts Gallery, Cardiff, Roland, Browse & Delbanco, Ceri Richards Gallery at Swansea University and at the Business Design Centre, London. Bangor University holds examples of her work and her death was recorded in Tremadog, Gwynedd.
|Artist||Helen Steinthal (1911-1991)|
|Dimensions||27 x 48cm|
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