Portrait of a lady 1940's by Hyam Myer 1904-1978.
Myer was a painter, sculptor and teacher born in Prestwich, Manchester, the son of a journalist who was born in Rumania.
Myer studied at the Slade with Henry Tonks where he was influenced by the paintings of Matisse,.
In 1924 he exhibited in a show with Horace Brodzky,
He lived in France during the 1930's.
Later he taught in London at the St. Martins School of
Art and the Royal College of Art
His work can been seen at:
The Wilson Cheltenham
Ben Uri Gallery and Museum London
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
Signed lower right, but undated.
In contemporary dark frame with slip
Sight: 15.5" x 19.5" 39m x 49cm
Frame: 18.5 x 22.5" 47cm x 57cm