vintage oil portrait lady barrister by charles james mccall ra listed artist

Vintage Oil Portrait Lady Barrister By Charles James McCall RA Listed Artist


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Large Vintage Oil Portrait Painting Titled Legal Council for the Prosecution by listed artist Charles James McCall.A sought after study by a very popular artist.
CHARLES McCALL was born in Edinburgh on 24 February 1907, son of William McCall.
Educated at Broughton School in Edinburgh and in 1933 won a scholarship at the Edinburgh College of Art, where he studied under David MacBeth Sutherland (1883-1973) and Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935).
With a travelling scholarship 1937-1938, McCall continued studies at the Académie Colarossi in Paris under Othon Friesz (1879-1949) and in Spain after which he returned to England.
In 1938 he had the distinction of being made a Fellow of Edinburgh College of Art at the age of 31 and in 1939 was living at 'Armigers', Offton, near Ipswich, the home of the Benner family who were teachers, also living there was artist designer Elisabeth Helene Luise Boedecker [Freeman] (27 June 1902-25 April 1994). He married Eloise Jerwood (5 December 1916-30 December 2003).
McCall began exhibiting work at the Royal Academy and with the London Group also having solo shows at Manchester, Dublin in 1951, New York in 1955, and at Montreal and Winnipeg when his address was 48 Tite Street, Chelsea, London.
Elected a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters 1950 and New English Art Club in 1957 where he also exhibited.
His work is represented in :
The Paisley Art Gallery,
York Museum
Government Art Collection, City of London Corporation
Maidstone Museum
Usher Gallery and City of Edinburgh Collection
His wife 'Mitzi' McCall wrote 'Interior with Figure: Life and Painting of Charles McCall, her husband’s work and their life together'.
He died at 1a Caroline Terrace, Westminster, London S.W. 1, on 3 October 1989.
Desirable oil generously applied on canvas study of this learned lady Barrister who is wearing a single string of pearls.
There is a lyre shaped brooch on her dress suggesting she is possibly interested in music or it may be complimenting her green silk scarf suggesting she may be Irish.
A pleasing portrait which would hang well in chambers and may be of interest to someone in the legal profession or justices.
Presented within the original wooden gilt frame with replacement cream slip
Height :31.25 Inches ( 79.2 cm )
Width : 27.25 Inches ( 69 cm )
Image only: H61.4cm L50.8cm
As found, original commensurate with age nicely worn colourful portrait full of character and charm.
SIGNATURE: Lower Right Corner
United Kingdom Next Day Tracked £50
Worldwide :EU £75 / USA & Asia £175
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Height = 79.2 cm (31")
Width = 67 cm (27")
Depth = 4 cm (2")

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