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Wyatt, Peggy (English)
Mid 20th Century

Adante Cantable (An Impression), watercolor, signed lower right,
12.5" x 10" sight. Unframed.

About the Art: Very good condition; laid down on board with the original mat glued to the margin of the paper - well outside the image. The title is written by hand in the upper margin of the paper.

About the Artist: Peggy Wyatt was a contemporary of the English artist Christopher R. W. Nevinson, who mentions her in his autobiography. She applied, unsuccessfully,  to the War Office during WWII for service as a War Artist. It could be that further evidence of her life and work have been obscurred by marriage and subsequent use of her husband's surname - whcih among artists occured quite freqently. Perhaps a little more research would reveal a wealth of art by a Peggy with another surname. 

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