Miriam by Charles Hazlewood Shannon

At Lambeth School of Art Shannon met his life-long friend/companion, Charles Ricketts.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 109 x 81 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £8,000)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Simon Reynolds

Successful career as a portrait painter and here is a likeness of one of his favourite models and possibly his mistress. He fell from a ladder while hanging a painting on the stairs and this is the picture that is traditionally supposed to have caused the fall.

Provenance

Artist's collection; Steve Hallett, USA1974-89; Simon Reynolds.

Venue details

The Collection: Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire Danes Terrace, LINCOLN Lincolnshire LN2 1LP 01522 550990 www.thecollectionmuseum.com

Entry details

Free to all

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