Ballerinas. Doris Zinkeisen (Scottish, 1898-1991). Oil on canvas.
Zinkeisen’s realist style made her popular as a portraitist and she became a well-known society painter. The subject matter of her paintings, society portraiture, equestrian portraiture and scenes from the parks, and in this case a theatre, of London and Paris reflect the lifestyle of the upper class at the time.
A blend of Degas, El Greco, Maulbertsch, and MCP…