An oil of the Sealyham Terrier by Alice Mary Burton RBA (English, 1893-1964)
A mid-20th century oil on canvas a seated Sealyham Terrier by Alice Mary Burton RBA (English, 1893-1964). Signed and dated bottom left “A. M. BURTON 1950”. English, 1950.
Alice Mary Burton was born on the 21st September 1893 at Nogent-sur-Oise in France. She studied Art at the Byam Shaw and Vicat Cole School of Art and at the Regent Street Polytechnic School (Bronze and Silver Medals). She was a portrait and figure painter, although she did produce a few landscapes. She was elected as a Member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1932.
She was living in North Wales in 1913, Tunbridge Wells in Kent by 1920 and London from 1921.
There are 11 of her painting in the National Collection. She exhibited 8 paintings at the Royal Academy, 64 at the Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Oil Painters Institute 12, as well as other provincial exhibitions.
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