Bernard Meninsky

(England 25 Jul 1891 – 12 Feb 1950)

Breton woman carrying a basket

Location
Not on display
Further information

MENINSKY was born in the Ukraine but his family emigrated to England shortly after he was born. He studied at the Liverpool School of Art then worked in Paris in 1911 before returning to study at the Slade School in London. He taught life drawing at the Westminster School of Art from 1920. There were subsequent working trips to France in 1922 and 1937. Meninsky was an accomplished and prolific figure draughtsman, and his paintings in oil, gouache and watercolour consist mainly of landscapes and figurative compositions.

Media
Print
Medium
black chalk
Dimensions
30.0 x 20.8 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
155.2013
Copyright
© Estate of Bernard Meninsky/Bridgeman Art Library
Provenance
Hendrik Kolenberg, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Gift of Hendrik Kolenberg 2013.
Bonhams, London, London/England, Purchased by Kolenberg 1973