Portrait of a woman wearing a Fair Isle cardigan, c.1932 [HMO 771]
Framed (ref: 6302)
Oil on canvas
18 x 14 in. (46 x 35.5 cm)
Tags: Evelyn Dunbar oil portraits women Dunbar catalogue
Provenance: Roger Folley; Alasdair Dunbar; Hammer Mill Oast Collection
Exhibited: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, Pallant House Gallery, October 2015 - February 2016, cat 16.
Literature: Evelyn Dunbar - The Lost Works, Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2015, cat. 16, page 48.
The subject is probably the artist’s cousin, Vera Swain (née Murgatroyd), who spent much of her life in Sri Lanka. It is likely that she modelled for Spring (see CAT 63, page 104)