GALLERY of ART WORK
by
Edward Bent Walker

page 4

Painting given to Mrs Edith Harrison
now belonging to her granddaughter Emma Hall

Belonged to Captain James Lochlan Tiptaft MC
now looked after by his grandson George
 

 
Peonies

(oil 2' x 3' frame approx)

 

Windmill
(oil 13" x 9" approx)

Paintings in a private collection
- reproduced by kind permission -

 

HENRY PEARCE

(dated 1914 oil on canvas 16in x 20in)

Henry Pearce was a Manchester book shop owner, interested in left wing politics

 

 

STELLA

Stella Mary Pearce
Stella Mary Newton OBE 1901 - 2001
(dated 1914, oil on canvas 15in x 18in)

Henry's daughter, Stella Mary, was born in 1901. She went into the theatre, in time becoming a theatre designer. After a career in haute couture she became an academic and worked at the National Gallery dating pictures by the style of the clothes. She set up the History of Dress department at the Courtauld Institute. She married Eric Newton an art critic. Later she was awarded the OBE.

Stella Mary Newton OBE died in 2001 aged 100.

Article on E B Walker: Wigan Examiner December 16th 1913

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