Spring Flowers
Spring Flowers
Spring Flowers
Spring Flowers
A beautiful oil on canvas under glass, "Spring Flowers". Bold bright colours of spring flowers arranged in a Chinese blue and white vase. Framed in its original distressed swept frame. A stunning painting in wonderful original condition.
Born in Dartford, Kent; it was not until the age of twenty-one that Dorothea Sharp seriously took up painting. The death of an uncle, who left her one hundred pounds, enabled her to study at the art school run by C. E. Johnson, RI, in Richmond, Surrey. She then attended the Regent Street Polytechnic where she was greatly encouraged by Sir George Clausen and Sir David Murray, visiting critics to the Polytechnic Sketch Club. It was in Paris that Sharp achieved her complete artistic development. There she studied under Castaluchio. It was the work of Claude Monet, however, that was to have a profound and lasting effect on her art, resulting in the highly impressionistic and spontaneous style that she was to adopt for the rest of her life.

The Editor of “The Artist” praised Dorothea Sharp as ‘one of England’s greatest living woman painters’, and commented upon the particular attraction of her art: ‘No other woman artist gives us such joyful paintings as she. Full of sunshine and luscious colour, her work is always lively harmonious and tremendously exhilarating ... the chief attractions of Miss Sharp’s delightful pictures are her happy choice of subjects, and her beautiful colour schemes. (Harold Sawkins, Dorothea Sharp, ROI, RBA, The Artist, April 1935).
A private collection, Leeds.
Height 20.00 inch (50.80 cm)
Width 24.00 inch (60.96 cm)
Stock Code
Oil on canvas
Signed with initals D.S.
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