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Dame Ethel Walker (1861 - 1951)

Sun and Wind

A1026; oil on canvas; 64 x 89 cm

Bequeathed by Mrs W.S.S. Tyrwhitt, 1966; WA1966.42.3

Ethel Walker spent the greater part of her working life between Cheyne Walk, Chelsea and her cottage at Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire. Her sea-pieces, painted while on holiday, are studies in light and atmosphere between the sea and the sky, painted in the broad, Impressionist technique she favoured.

Information derived from the The Ashmolean Museum Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings.