Angela Stones (1914 – 1995)

Still Life with Fruit and Flowers


Oil on board

62 x 46 cm

A typically stylish mid-century still life. The citrus fruits in the foreground are the painting’s focus, with their peel dancing between reds, greens, yellows, and oranges.

Stones was educated at the Chelsea School of Art, and was a member of an artistic dynasty. Her mother Dorothy Bradshaw (1893-1983) studied under Jack Merriott – the artist famous for his British Rail posters, and her son, Christopher Assheton-Stones (1947-1999), was arguably the foremost pastel artist of his time.

Provenance: the family of the artist.

Condition: very good; recently cleaned and varnished.

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