(Dorothea) Elizabeth Irving, Lady Brunner (1904-2003)

Barbara West (London 1898 - Bristol 1986)
National Trust Inventory Number 196949.1

Category Paintings
Date 1960 - 1969
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 457 x 360 x 4 mm
Place of origin Greys Court
Collection Greys Court, Oxfordshire (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Dorothea Elizabeth Irving, Lady Brunner (1904-2003) by Barbara West (London 1898 - Bristol 1986), signed lower left, BarbaraWets, circa 1960s. Portrait of Lady Brunner looking up and smiling at the viewer. The artist, also an actress as her maiden name Barbara Horder her acting career by training at the Central School of Speech and Drama and was a lifetime friend of Elizabeth Irving, granddaughter of actor Sir Henry Irving, who later became Lady Elizabeth Brunner.

Provenance

Bequeathed by (Dorothea) Elizabeth Irving, Lady Brunner (1904 – 2003)

Credit line

Greys Court, The Brunner Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

The portrait is signed in the lower left hand corner : BARBARA WEST.
Printed on the reverse of the board in black ink: Blue Boy/BRAND/Size: 16" x 20"/Mounted With Fredrix Artists' Canvas

Makers and roles

Barbara West (London 1898 - Bristol 1986), artist
British (English) School, artist

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Record Status

Enhanced

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