Harold Dearden (1888–1962):
Model in Bathing Suit, Posing in the Artist’s Studio, c.1922
Framed (ref: 488)
Signed on the reverse
Oil on canvas 32 x 42 in. (81.3 x 106.7 cm)
Provenance: The Artist's Studio
Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.111.
Painted in the artist’s Oakley Street studio in Chelsea, this work depicts a model posed in an unidentified beach scene. The painting can be dated by the model’s hairstyle and the design of her swimming costume.
We are grateful to Jacquie Lewis for assistance.