Patrick Lambert Larking ROI (1907-1981) - Oil, Portrait of a Woman 83
DescriptionA fine oil painting by the British artist Patrick Lambert Larking. This engaging composition depicts a brown-haired female figure directing her gaze sideways. The expressive brush strokes and thoughtful colour palette clearly illustrate the artist's proficiency in the subject and medium. With a studio stamp from Patrick Lambert Larking to the lower right-hand corner. Well-presented in a dark wooden frame. On canvas board.
In good condition overall, with some surface Marks. Inspection under UV light reveals minor restoration work, mainly to the right-hand side. Minor scuffs to the frame.
42.9 x 31.6cm (16.9" x 12.4")Framed Size: 52.1 x 41.1cm (20.5" x 16.2")
Patrick Lambert Larking, RP, ROI, NS (1907-1981) was a well-known painter in oil and watercolour of portraits, figure subjects, landscapes and coastal scenes. He was born at Rudgwick in West Sussex and studied art at the Royal Academy Schools under Charles Sims and F. Ernest Jackson from 1923 and later at Academie Julian in Paris. In 1930 he moved to Canada, where he married in 1935, and by the late 1930s he returned to Exhibited, living in London SW7. Larking exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1939, and at New English Art Club, Royal Society of Portrait Painters (RP), Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI), Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) and the National Society (NS). He was elected a member of the NS 1947, ROI 1951, and RP 1965. Larking has work in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery. During his years in Canada he exhibited with the Royal Canadian Academy. After leaving London, Patrick Larking settled at Colyton in Devon.
|Artist||Patrick Lambert Larking ROI (1907-1981)|
|Date||Mid 20th Century|
|Dimensions||42.9 x 31.6cm|
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