"THE YOUNG VIOLINIST" by Susan Isabel Dacre (1844 - 1933)

GBP 5,800.00

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Object Description

Oil on canvas. Signed and dated 1904.
A charming, intimate study of a musician holding her violin . Her dress is beautifully painted and there’s wonderful light falling across the sitter’s face and hair.

Object History

Susan Isabel Dacre was a noted feminist and Suffragette. With her long term companion and fellow artist Annie Swynerton she founded the Manchester Society of Women Artists and served as it’s President. She was on the executive committee of the Manchester Society for Women’s Suffrage from 1885 to 1895. For many years she exhibited works at the Royal Academy, the New English Art Club, The Walker Gallery and at Manchester.

Object Condition

Good. We had the canvas relined immediately after purchase and have kept the painting in it’s original frame.

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