The Hon. Phyllis Elinor Legh, Mrs Henry Gerard Walter Sandeman (1895-1986)
Frederic Whiting (Hampstead 1874 – London 1962)
Oil painting on canvas, The Hon. Phyllis Elinor Legh, Mrs Henry Gerard Walter Sandeman (1895-1986) by Frederic Whiting (1874-1962), signed in black, bottom left, 1930. A three-quarter-length portrait of a lady, standing towards left, head turned out, but looking to right of viewer. She has short brown hair and is wearing a black evening gown with a low neck-line and silver belt buckle, she also wears pearl earrings, an emerald and silver brooch and matching emerald ring on her left hand. She stands in front of a green curtain, with large Chinese blue-and-white jar on a carved giltwood console table behind her; right hand slightly raised, left hand holding a pleat of gown at her side.
Marks and inscriptions
Frederic Whiting (signed in black on left side of painting)
Makers and roles
Frederic Whiting (Hampstead 1874 – London 1962), artist