Portrait of Stella Mary Burdett signed and dated 'HAROLD HARVEY.35' (lower right) oil on canvas 50.5 x 40.5cm (19 7/8 x 15 15/16in).
PROVENANCE: A gift from the artist to the sitter Thence by descent to the present owner
Stella Mary Burdett (1917-1996) studied at the Slade School of Art in the mid 1930s. It is believed she visited Harvey's home in Cornwall where she sat for the present work. Burdett was a prolific and regular exhibitor at the Clevedon Art Show. She also exhibited at galleries in Clifton, Bristol.