Walker, Kathleen Mellina ARCA (English)
fl. 1920 - 76
Roses and Clematis, oil on board, signed/dated,
27" x 23" unframed.
About the painting: Excellent condition.
About the Artist: Portrait painter in oil, water-colour and tempera. Born at Wargrave. Studied art at the R.C.A. under Rothenstein and Short 1920-23. Received a travelling scholarship 1924. Exhibited at the R.A., N.E.A.C., and in the provinces. Lived at Rugby and later at Firle in Sussex. - from Dictionary of Bristish Artists Working 1900-1950.
Walker joined the staff of Southover Manor School, Lewes in 1953 where she taught art. Her work appeared in the AIA Newsletter/Bulletin. David Buchman, Artists in Britain Since 1945lists her as working through 1969, but this painting is dated 1976 suggesting a much longer active period.
Thistle Fine Art
Rockport, MA 01966