Ruth Prowse (1883-1967), South African
BACKVIEW OF HOUSE AT LEKKERWIJN
Oil on canvasboard; signed with initials and dated ‘56 lower right
12" x 15.75" — 30.5 x 40 cm.
The House at Lekkerwijn was the family residence of the Prowse family who sponsored Ruth in her painting. This scene depicts the back of the house from a view across the fields showing the landscape, indigenous trees and mountains set behind the residence. The residence is still occupied by the Prowse family today.
Family of the artist in London, England;
By descent to the present owner, Toronto
Department: International Art