Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - 20th Century British Art

Anna Zinkeisen (1901-1976)   BIOGRAPHY

Unicorn with cherubs, circa 1930
Framed (ref: 3568)

Oil on canvas, 15 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (39.4 x 57.6 cm.)


Anna Zinkeisen (1901-1976)

Portrait, figure, landscape and mural painter, born in Kilereggan, Dunbartonshire. Her sister was the artist Doris Zinkeisen. Studied at Royal Academy Schools, where she won several medals. She went on to exhibit widely, including at the RA, RBA, RHA, ROI, SWA, RSA, Redfern Gallery and abroad. She completed murals on the liner Queen Mary. Zinkeisen's pictures are forthrightly realistic. She was a fine portrait painter, as evidenced by her self-portrait in the National Portrait Gallery. The Imperial War Museum, City Art Gallery in Bradford, Nottingham City Museum and Art Gallery and collections abroad hold her work.

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