Oil Painting Portrait Anne Bowes-Lyon By Harry Clifford Pilsbury 1870-1925
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- 1 Important Fine British Decorative Art Oil Painting Portrait Anne Bowes-Lyon By Harry Clifford Pilsbury.
- Oil on canvas.
- Circa early 20th century dated 1936.
- Set in original decorative traditional gilt frame.
- Signed by the known British artist Harry Clifford Pilsbury.
- Subject half length front portrait view of Anne Bowes-Lyon who became Viscountess Anson and H.H Princess of Denmark.
- Princess Anne of Denmark (formerly Anne Anson, Viscountess Anson, née Anne Ferelith Fenella Bowes-Lyon; 4 December 1917 – 26 September 1980) was a first cousin of Elizabeth II and the mother of royal photographer Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield and Lady Elizabeth Shakerley.
- She became a Princess of Denmark through her second marriage.Having such incredible detail with such close brushstroke control, the fur coats seem so real.
- Provenance from The Lady Elizabeth Shakerley Collection & auction label verso.
- Harry Clifford Pilsbury (British, 1870-1925) was an art master at Oundle school and went on to become the headmaster of Whittlesey School of Art in Cambridge. He is said to have exhibited 16 works at the Royal Academy of Arts from 1902-1924. Pilsbury was an important society portrait painter in the late 1800s and 1900s and painted many of the leading figures in the Leicester area. His work have been sold by many major auction houses including Christie’s & Bonhams. Reference sources 1stdibs, Artnet, ArtUK, Reeman Dansie.
- Incredible conversation piece for your guests.
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- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- The front painting surface is in excellent order, with front protective glass cover. The gilt frame has recently been overpainted and has signs of repairs in places also with various wear, scuffs, small chips commensurate with usage & old age.
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Dimensions in centimetres of the frame approximate