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Title

Breton woman carrying a basket


Artist

Bernard Meninsky

England

25 Jul 1891 - 12 Feb 1950


About

MENINSKY was born in the Ukraine but his family emigrated to England shortly after he was born. He studied at the Liverpool School of Art then worked in Paris in 1911 before returning to study at the Slade School in London. He taught life drawing at the Westminster School of Art from 1920. There were subsequent working trips to France in 1922 and 1937. Meninsky was an accomplished and prolific figure draughtsman, and his paintings in oil, gouache and watercolour consist mainly of landscapes and figurative compositions.


Details


Media category

Print


Materials used

black chalk


Dimensions

30.0 x 20.8 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

155.2013


Artist information

Bernard Meninsky

Works in the collection

5


Provenance


Hendrik Kolenberg, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013.

Bonhams, London, London/England, Purchased by Kolenberg 1973