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Anne Newland (1913-1997)   BIOGRAPHY

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Study of a basket balanced on a woman's head, for The Legend of Ceres, c. 1949
Passe-partout (ref: 4615)

Pencil on paper, 6 1/4 x 7 in. (16 x 17.5 cm.)


 


This is a study for The Legend of Ceres which Newland was working in on the late 1940's, having gained a Rome/ Abbey Major Scholarship a decade earlier which allowed her to complete a course of study at The British School in Rome. Prior to that she had trained at the Byam Shaw School, (1936-39, under Ernest Jackson). During World War II she was involved in camouflage, then taught in Scotland. She signed her work, which was mainly large, decorative canvases. A.N. She was influenced especially by the work of Andrea Mantegna. She showed at the RA, RSA and elsewhere.



Anne Newland (1913-1997)

Painter in oil and teacher, born in Wiltshire. She studied at Byam Shaw School, 1936-8, under Ernest Jackson, in 1938 gainging an Edwin Abbey Major Scholarship. During Worl War II she was involved in camouflage, then taught in Scotland. Signed her work, which was mainly large, decorative canvases. A.N. was influenced especially by the work of Andrea Mantegna. Showed at RA, RSA and elsewhere. Lived in London.

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