Rowena Bush (b.1917) - Signed and Framed Watercolour, River Scene, South Africa
DescriptionAn impressive watercolour landscape by listed South African artist Rowena Bush. Depicting the Umzimkulu River with Hodgsons Peaks in Natal, South Africa, as labelled on the reverse. This piece beautifully captures movement in the sky and river. Bush imbues the piece with a tranquillity which elevates this typical South African landscape scene. Titled on the reverse. Well presented in a double card mount and a modern frame with gilt effect detail. Signed. On wove.
In fine condition.
34.4 x 52cm (13.5" x 20.5")Framed Size: 50.7 x 68cm (20" x 26.8")
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Rowena Elizabeth Bush was born in Ceylon (modern day Sri Lanka) in 1917. Her father was a tea planter and at the age of 7 she returned with her family to England. At the age of 16, she left school and attended Art School in Bristol, moving onto the London School of Interior design three years later. After moving to Tanzania, in the late 1930's, Bush fled to Kenya just before the outbreak of WWII, and after three years, she left Kenya to get married. Bush retired to Durban, South Africa with her husband, where she remained until her death in 1998.
Hodgson's Peaks, Mkhomazi Wilderness area, East Griqualand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
|Artist||Rowena Bush (1917-1998)|
|Date||Mid 20th Century|
|Dimensions||34.4 x 52cm|
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