Oil on canvas, size 48" x 36", signed and dated 1927
Price: given on application
Exhibited:- Royal Academy, London 1927
Illustrated:- The Sketch, 1927: the London Illustrated News, 1927 and in The Tatler, 1927
Literature:- "Highly Desirable: The Zinkeisen Sisters and Their Legacy" by Dr Philip Kelleway, page 159 -pub 2008
Doris Zinkeisen and her sister Anna, born in Scotland, both studied at the Harrow School of Art and won scholarships to the Royal Academy Schools in 1917. They painted portraits in the 1920s before embarking on separate projects - Doris being associated with Noel Coward and theatre productions and costumes. They were reunited when commissioned to paint the ballroom of the Queen Mary in 1936 and again in 1941 as Official War Artists.
There have been several influencial exhibitions of Zinkeisen paintings including The Fine Art Society 1949 and 1951, King Street Galleries, 1978 and The Framers Gallery 2009 Anna and Doris Zinkeisen Exhibition
Two portraits by Doris Zinkeisen are in the National Portrait Gallery. Click here: National Portrait Gallery