Milein Cosman signed with initials 'KW' (upper left) and titled 'MILEIN COSMAN' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 76.2 x 60.9 cm. (30 x 24 in.) Painted in 1961
PROVENANCE: Acquired by the mother of the present owner from the 1968 exhibition Private Collection, U.K.
EXHIBITED: London, Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition, 4 May-4 August 1968, cat.no.940 Anglesey, Oriel Ynys Mon, Kyffin Williams; Portraits, 3 April-30 May 1993, cat.no.11 (where lent by the present owner)
LITERATURE: Nicholas Sinclair, Kyffin Williams, Lund Humphries, Aldershot, 2004, p.81, pl.64 (col.ill as Milein Cosman-Keller)
Milein Cosman is a German born artist whose practice is dominated by studies of musicians. She studied at the Slade (1939-42) alongside Williams and sat for at least two known paintings by him.