Lucy Kemp-Welch Original Oil Hand Signed. Woman at potters wheel.
Coloured rare oil on paper.
Some age related wear. Hand signed by the artist lower left.
Size approx 30 x 26cm (12 x 10.5in); a quaint and collectable oil.
Private Art Collection UK.
Lucy KEMP-WELCH 1869–1958
Painter of animals, especially horses, and etcher. Born 20 June 1869 in Bourne-mouth, sister of Edith Kemp-Welch, landscape and portrait painter. Best known for her illiustrations of Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty. Studied under Herkomer from 1891 and later took over his school in Bushey, Hertfordshire, 1905–26. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1895, the Paris Salon, R.I., etc. Member of the R.B.A. 1902–10, R.O.I. 1917; President of the Society of Animal Painters 1914. One-man exhibition at the Arlington Gallery 1938. Died at Watford 27 November 1958.