British Portrait Of A Woman In A Turquoise Coat

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British Portrait Of A Woman In A Turquoise Coat

BRAVE FINE ART
A fine mid-century half-length portrait depicting a stylish woman in a turquoise coat by artist, WP Miller.

During the 1950s, fashion trends were often set by Hollywood actors and actresses. Stars such as Sophia Loren, Lucille Ball, and Audrey Hepburn ignited the imagination with their iconic outfits and hairstyles.

This particular lady is probably wearing a soft bob, which was a less-enhanced version of the bouffant. Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe embraced this style and perhaps our lady felt inspired. She certainly carries a celebrity look - a tad Miss Moneypenny.

The portrait is signed/dated in the lower left.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 20” x 24” / 51cm x 61cm
Year of creation: 1956
Provenance: England
Condition: A few small areas of paint loss but otherwise fine. These could be touched up if you prefer.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 61cm (24.02in)
  • W: 51cm (20.08in)
  • D: 2cm (0.79in)

Period: 

1956

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Brave Fine Art is a boutique art dealership based in the picturesque Malvern Hills, England. Established in 2017, our clients include private collectors and interiors designers throughout the UK, USA and Canada. We tend to focus on decorative art that captures the imagination - from monumental 17th-century portraits through to characterful vintage landscapes. Every piece in the collection has an interesting story to tell and we work hard to discover the hidden history behind each one. 

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