Raccommodage des Filets, St. Tropez

  • About the artist
    Sine Mackinnon was born in Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland. She studied at the Slade School in London (1918-20 and 1921-24) where she was taught by Henry Tonks. Aftewards, she moved to Paris and attended classes at the École des Beaux Arts where she met leading French painters including Henri Matisse and Raoul Dufy. She had two exhibitions in Paris and continued to work between Paris and London. Mackinnon’s first British solo show was held at the Goupil Gallery in London (1928). In 1928 she married the painter, Rupert Granville-Fordham. A year later Mackinnon held a joint exhibition with Stephen Bone at the Fine Art Society, London, exhibiting paintings of Connemara.
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  • Details
    Title
    Raccommodage des Filets, St. Tropez
    Date
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 38.50 cm, width: 46.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Ernest Brown & Phillips, March 1950
    Inscription
    br: SINE MACKINNON
    Provenance
    Consigned by the artist to Leicester Galleries, London; from whom purchased by the Ministry of Works in December 1949
    GAC number
    1077