Oil painting on board; Miss Anne Richardson 1956
A superb Paula Regoesque portrait of Miss Anne Richardson in a mustard yellow dress and black beaded choker. Signed and dated 1956 by the Cumbrian artist Robert Forrester (1913-1988). Artist details verso. Oil on board, heavy impasto.
Born in 1913 near Carlisle, Robert Forrester worked as a commercial artist in design department of Hudson and Scott's metal box company, where he illustrated biscuit boxes and designed Christmas cards. He painted and sketched all his life exhibiting in London as well as Cumbria. His best know works are two, dramatic mountain murals exhibited prominently in the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle. To see more of Robert's work please click here https://www.artuk.org/discover/artists/forrester-robert-19131988
Size; Canvas; 18inches x 14inches
Frame size; 21 3/4inches x 17 1/2inches
Medium; Oil on board
Artist; Robert Forrester (signed top left)
Title; Miss Anne Richardson