Evelyn Dunbar (1906 - 1960)

Portrait sketch of unidentified WAAF officer, 1944

£800.00

SKU: 11440

Pencil on paper

Condition: Crease to paper

Presentation:
folio

Size:
Height – 36.5cm x Width – 25.5cm

1 in stock

DESCRIPTION

Provenance:
The Hammer Mill Oast collection

Pencil.

This unidentified officer, a Flight Officer by the rank rings on her lower sleeve, was serving at RAF South Cerney in 1944 during the period of Dunbar’s assignment there as a war artist.

We are grateful to Christopher Campbell-Howes, author of  Evelyn Dunbar – A  Life in Painting, 2016

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THE ARTIST

Evelyn Dunbar
Evelyn
Dunbar
1906 - 1960

Evelyn Dunbar studied at Rochester School of Art, Chelsea School
of Art (1927) and the Royal College of Art (1929’33). She painted
murals from 1933 -36 at Brockley School, a collaboration with her
RCA tutor (and lover) Cyril Mahoney (1903’1968) and in 1937
they wrote and illustrated together Gardeners’ Choice. 

In 1938 she set up the Blue Gallery in Rochester, exhibiting her
own work alongside that of Edward Bawden (1903’1989) and
Barnett Freedman (1901’1958) and others. In 1940 she was
appointed an official war artist, becoming the only woman (amongst
36 men) to be given a full time salaried position by the WAAC. 

She held her only solo exhibition at Withersdane, Wye, Kent
in 1953, although the WAAC included numerous pieces in touring
exhibitions ranging from Aberdeen Art Gallery to MOMA, New York. 

A posthumous exhibition was held in 2006 at St Barbe
Museum and Art Gallery, and in 2015 Liss Llewellyn mounted a
major retrospective of her recently rediscovered studio at Pallant
House Gallery. 

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Service! c. 1924

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A diagrammatic explanation of trenching or double digging

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The Harvest of Hay, 1954

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