London, South Kensington
15 July 2009
Ronald Ossory Dunlop, R.A. (1894-1973)
Portrait of the Polish Nanny; and Self-Portrait
signed 'Dunlop' (lower right)
oil on canvas
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.7 cm.) (2)
Gifted by the artist to Joan Hoather of Gainsborough Gallery, Johannesburg, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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The Polish nanny of the title was a friend of Joan Hoather and visited Dunlop on the day that she heard she was to return to Poland. She was upset by the news and Dunlop painted a portrait of her.
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