Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - 20th Century British Art

Sims Williams

Supper at Emmaus, (recto); Mother and children in a kitchen (verso) 1939
Framed (ref: 4650)

Signed with initials, Titled on a label to the reverse and inscribed  Done for Col. Pearson of Bramcote

Tempera, 8 1/4 x 9 in. (21 x 23 cm.)


In its original carded gesso Rowley Galleries frame

Provenance: Col. Peason of Bramcote; private collection.

Exhibited: United Artist's Exhibition, Royal Academy 1939.
Contemporary Tempera: Russell Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth, 1942 (no. 3) Religious Art Competition, Central Institute of Art and Design, National Gallery, London, (no date).

Dorothy Sims Williams studied at Stockport Art School (1926-8) and the RA Schools (1928-33) under Walter Russell and F.E.Jackson.  She cited Holbein and Cezanne amongst her influences.  She exhibited well over 50 works at The Society of Women Artists as well as the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Royal West of England Academy.