Anne Estelle Rice Original Rare Framed Oil Hand Signed Painting. Ballerinas.
This is an exceptional investment opportunity to acquire an extraordinary and rare original work of art.
Oil onto framed board. The artwork measures approximately 41cm x 36cm (16 x 14in) inside the frame. Signed by the artist lower left.
The work is in excellent condition. This rare piece would benefit greatly from minor cleaning and appropriate framing.
It is an ORIGINAL WORK and NOT a lithograph or print of any kind. It is certainly a stunning and interestingly different piece.
A rare opportunity to acquire a truly terrific ORIGINAL work of art. Private collection UK.
Price On Application.
Anne Estelle Rice (1877 – 1959)
Born in Conshohocken, near Philadelphia, USA, she studied art at Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, then took a studio in Paris and was elected societaire of the Salon d’Automne. She had a solo show in 1910 at the Baillie Gallery, London and exhibited there regularly thereafter. In 1911 her work was part of a show by the Women’s International Art Club at the Grafton Galleries. In 1911-13 she was associated with the production of John Middleton Murray and Michael Sadler’s magazine Rhythm, of which John Duncan Fergusson was the art editor. She was also associated with Fergusson himself from 1904 to 1914. And she was friendly with Murray’s wife, Katherine Mansfield. Her portrait of Mansfield is in the collection of The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Rice and Mansfield stayed together at St. Ives, Cornwall in 1918.