Into the Forest - Mid 20th Century Painting - King


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Into the Forest - Mid 20th Century Painting - King

Into the Forest - Mid 20th Century Impressionist Oil Landscape by Dorothy King

Dorothy King was born and lived in London in 1907. She studied at the Hornsey School of Art under JC Moody, then briefly at the Slade School of Fine Art with Randolph Schwabe. She took up painting professionally after the war and in 1947 was elected to the RBA. In 1959 she was a temporary keeper of its galleries in Suffolk Street and then, from 1961-1974, was a keeper of the South London Art Gallery.

Dorothy KIng’s paintings were exhibited at the Royal Academy, the New English Arts Club and elsewhere in the U.K. and her work is represented in the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York. A memorial show was held at the Mall Galleries in 1992 after her death in 1990.

This painting was created using oil and is in a modern white frame.

Keywords: Forest, green, tree, trees, wood, woods, brown, yellow, landscape, impressionist, impressionism.


  • H: 56.5cm (22.24in)
  • W: 52cm (20.47in)
  • D: 4.5cm (1.77in)


Circa 1950

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Simpson Fine Art was established by Eve Simpson in 1998.  Eve has been an art dealer specialising in 20th century British Art for over 40 years.

Initially opening a gallery on Church Street, London (1975) and then a second on Curzon Street, Mayfair, London (1980).  In 1985 she opened a larger premises on Church Street.  In 1998 she opened a gallery in Old Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire in partnership with her husband called Simpson Fine Art.  In 2000 the galleries were sold, semi-retiring, Eve continued dealing from home and at the Decorative Antiques Fair (London) 3 times a year.

She has over 300 works of art from the 20th century.  All her artists are listed.

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