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    Sale 5931

    The Sunday Sale Including the Property of the Late Audrey Burton O.B.E.

    31 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 104

    DORIS CLARE ZINKEISEN (BRITISH, 1898-1991)

    Price Realised  

    DORIS CLARE ZINKEISEN (BRITISH, 1898-1991)
    Portrait of Miss Edith Weaver, half-length, in a red dress, holding a laurel branch in her right hand
    signed 'Doris Zinkeisen' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    30¼ x 25 1/8 in. (77 x 63.7 cm.)


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    Doris Clare Zinkeisen was a painter, theatre and costume designer, illustrator and official war artist. She studied at Harrow School of Art alongside her sister, Anna Katrina. Doris married in 1927 and exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Paris Salons in 1929 and 1930, the latter of which saw Zinkeisen win a silver medal for the entry of the present portrait.

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    Provenance

    Christie's London, 8 July 1955, lot 166.


    Exhibited

    Medaille d'Argent, Paris Salon, 1930.
    Paris, Robinot Frères Salon, 1930.