This portrait of a ballet dancer by Doris Clare Zinkeisen (1898-1991), is estimated at £4000-6000 at Chorley’s sale at Prinknash, Gloucestershire on November 15.
The oil on canvas measures 2ft 11in x 2ft
(91 x 62cm).
Doris Zinkeisen studied at Harrow School
of Art then won a scholarship to Royal Academy of Art with her
sister Anna. Doris went on to become a commercial artist, set
designer and poster advertising designer. She worked on a number of
films such as Bitter Sweet and Show Boat as well
as a number of theatre projects with Noel Coward.
Both sisters were official war artists and
painted views of St Mary's Hospital, Paddington.
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