Fruit Before An Open Book [Sheila Bownas]
A very fine still life featuring a bowl of fruit sat before an open book containing a drawing. Sheila Bownas (1925 - 2007) graduated from The Slade, London, in 1950 and soon became a highly regarded freelance designer, creating patterns for many well-known brands including Liberty and Marks and Spencer.
Her works have fetched up to £1,850 at auction.
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size of artwork including frame: 18” x 14” / 46cm x 35.5cm
Year of creation: 1959
Condition: Good vintage condition.