Beatrice How (1867-1932)
'Mother and Child'
signed 'B. How' c.r., pastel
41 x 33cm
How’s work focused on the mother and child subject. Her influences of Bonnard and Vuillard were informed by her time in Paris, she entered the Académie Delécluse in 1893 and from 1902 regularly exhibited at the Salon, showing as many as 147 works there during her lifetime. How is represented in the Tate Collection with her painting ‘L’Infirmière’ c.1914-18.
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Sold for £1,500
Not examined out of glazed frame, there is a wave to the sheet. On close inspection the right side of the paper is a little uneven. This may be flattened by repositing in mount or remounting. Cannot be seen from a few steps away and in my opinion does not affect work. In otherwise appears to be in good condition, well-presented and ready to hang.
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