Suntanned Old Sentinal by Elsie Garrett Rice

Suntanned Old Sentinal by Elsie Garrett Rice

Suntanned Old Sentinal

Elsie Garrett Rice

Title

Suntanned Old Sentinal

 
Artist
Year
c. 1920  
Technique
watercolor 
Image Size
8 9/16 x 6 7/8" image 
Signature
signed in pen, lower right 
Edition Size
 
Annotations
annotated with poem in pen 
Reference
 
Paper
cream laid 
State
 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
2220 
Price
$600.00 
Description
From the collection of Danish critic and author Georg Bröchner, who wrote for the British art magazine "The Studio" in the early 20th century. Elsie Garret Rice (1869-1959), she was listed in the 1891 census as an artist living as a visitor in Epsom, Surrey. She had studied at the Slade School of Art, London before teaching at Bedales. She and her twin brother had been born in Elton, Derbyshire and she went to school in West Bromwich. In 1901 she is recorded as living Hampstead and later in South Africa where she illustrated "Wild Flowers of the Cape of Good Hope" written by Robert Harold Compton.