The Hidden Place

December 8, 2008

Frances Bell

Filed under: Contemporary Painters — thehiddenplace @ 1:48 pm
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A couple of years ago Frances Bell won the De Laszlo Prize for Best Portrait by an under 35 year old from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.  She’s a certainly a painter to keep one’s eye on.

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She trained in Florence at Charles Cecil Studios where she has also taught sporadically.  This training means a focus on painting from life ‘sight-size’ in the tradition of the great portrait portrait painters in Britain in the 18th century, such as Raeburn and Lawrence.

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1 Comment »

  1. you really blow my mind with the strokes of your pencil and the delicate flow of your painting. good works youy got there!

    Comment by D. A. ALIU — February 15, 2010 @ 4:54 pm | Reply


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