Mabel Gear (British, b. 1900)
Pastel on colored paper, signed.
Mabel Gear was a painter of birds and animals. She was born at the Ashby Rectory in Surrey, 1900. She studied at Colchester School of Art and under Septimus Power at Bushey. Gear exhibied at the Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Oil Painters; Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours; the Royal Society of British Artists, and abroad. She married Ivor I.J...
Signed: “ Romer”
Pastel on grey paper, signed.
Sheet size: 13” x 18.25”
Mat size: 20” x 24”
She is listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Falk.
A Study of a Pair of Work Boots
Pastel on paper, signed lower right.
Sight size: 16.75” x 22.75”
Frame size: 25.75” x 31.75”
This pastel brings to mind the still life paintings Vincent van Gogh did of shoes and boots. The reason his shoe paintings still fascinate individuals today is that these works are also often interpreted as a study of Van Gogh’s life...
Pastel on paper, signed indistinctly.
Sight size: 3.5” x 5.75”
Frame size: 8” x 10.5”