Anna Hornby still like painting of chrismas roses
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eally beautifully painted little still life, Anna Hornby, better known for her landscape paintings of Italy and Spain.
A similar version of this painting is in the Emery Walker House, Hammersmith
Really beautifully painted little still life, Anna Hornby, better known for her landscape paintings of Italy and Spain.
Anna Hornby was born on the 6th of April 1914 and was educated at the independent Westonbirt School, Gloucestershire. She went on to study art in Florence with landscape and flower painter Aubrey Waterfield in 1934, and later that year enrolled at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London, where she studied under Francis Ernest Jackson, graduating in 1940.
Anna was also a member of the Art Works Guild and was elected a member of the New English Art Club in 1971. She exhibited widely with no fewer than 13 pictures at the Royal Academy, additionally, she exhibited at the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, The Royal Society of Portrait Painters and the Royal Society of British Artists.
Anna Hornby died in 1996, bequeathing paintings by Peter Greenham and Francis Ernest Jackson to the Ashmolean Museum of Art, Oxford. Her papers and letters, including correspondence with Alfred John Fairbank, are held in the national archives of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford and the National Art Library, London—source the Lynda cotton gallery.
Signed by monogram AH bottom left
Titled Christmas Roses in My Lucie Rie Jug
Label to reverse
Has been cleaned, with some light cracking
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