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Solomon creates impact by employing the portrait format to depict his eight-year-old daughter, Mary, splendidly attired in scarlet coat and tricorne hat, seated on her pony 'Kettle'. A gifted portraitist and great family man, Solomon often used his family as models and Mary was a particular favourite. Solomon J. Solomon was born in London and studied at Heatherley’s Art School, the Royal Academy Schools and the École des Beaux Arts in Paris.
oil on canvas
H 187 x W 141 cm
gift from Mrs S. J. Solomon, 1937