William S Taylor:
Audrey in profile by the artist's table
Watercolour over pencil
22 x 15 in. (56 x 38 cm)
Tags: William S Taylor New Stock: Fifty-Eight Pictures
Provenance: The Artist's Estate
The model is the artist's wife Audrey Wallis, (1919-1997).
Wallis was a sculptor and painter, was born in Whitchurch, Devon. She attended Leicester College of Art, 1936-40 and then won a scholarship to the RCA 1940-43. She was awarded a silver medal and a distinction for her work there and spent the next five years teaching art in York and Rotherham. She taught at Sheffield College of Art from 1948-80.