A young woman with pale skin and brown curly hair wears a blue floral print top with a red rose, and blue beaded necklace

Desirée, 1951, Oil on Academy Board, Framed, 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in

This piece is currently on hold.

Title: Desirée
Artist: Sylvia Sleigh
Year: 1951                  
Painting: Oil on Academy Board
Size: 24 1/2" x 18 1/2"    

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This portrait depicts a local teenager who lived in the village of Pett and frequently visited the Rectory Lodge, where Sylvia Sleigh resided for several years. Desirée’s head and neck are solidly rendered, as are the glass beads of her necklace. The sitter’s arms were left unfinished.

Essay provided by Andrew Hottle © 2016-17
A letter of authenticity will be issued for each work by
Dr. Andrew D. Hottle.
© Estate of Sylvia Sleigh

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