Panel, England 1914 Mrs Christie was an embroideress, teacher and author and was the first teacher of embroidery at the Royal College of Art. She encouraged the study of historical examples and in her own work she continued the English traditions of accurately reflecting nature and of technical virtuosity. One of the most striking characteristics of her work is the use of contrasting textures.
elpasha71: “ Gerald Kelly Sir Gerald Festus Kelly PRA was a British painter best known for his portraits. Gerald Kelly was born in London, educated at Eton College and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and later lived and studied art in Paris ”