Anna Mayerson (German 1906-1984) oil on paper laid to board, unframed. Signed with initials and dated 59.
The painting has wear to the edges with some paper loss (see photos). The frame has warped over time, we will provide fixings which will enable the painting to sit flush against the wall.
H 148 x W 115 cm
Sculptor and painter, brought up in Austria. She initially studied art in Zürich and at the Vienna Academy, then at the Slade School of Fine Art. Signing her work A M, she showed extensively in Europe. Mixed shows in Britain included AIA, Arts Council, LG, Leicester Galleries, Hanover Gallery and the provinces. Also had a number of one-man shows, including Leger Gallery and Modern Art Gallery. Ben Uri Art Society holds Untitled, a gestural abstract by her. Lived in London.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)