Coronation Day, June 2nd 1953

Cathleen Mann (1896 - 1959)

Oil on canvas

1953

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Coronation Day, June 2nd 1953
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  • About the artist
    Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cathleen Mann studied at the Slade School of Art and in Paris. In the First World War she worked in the ambulance service, after which she exhibited works at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and the Royal Academy. She painted largely portraits, landscapes, flowers and religious subjects. In 1926 she became Marchioness of Queensbury after marrying Francis Archibald Kelhead Douglas, 11th Marquess. In the 1930s, she exhibited work in London. During the Second World War, Mann worked in America as an official war artist. She committed suicide in 1959. Her work is represented in Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, National Portrait Gallery, London and the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth.
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  • Details
    Title
    Coronation Day, June 2nd 1953
    Date
    1953
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 63.50 cm, width: 76.20 cm
    Acquisition
    Commissioned 1953
    Inscription
    br: C MANN / 1953
    GAC number
    2457