Artist Rachel Reckitt: Chance Encounter

Artist Rachel Reckitt (1908 - 1995): Chance Encounter

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Rachel Reckitt (1908 - 1995):
Chance Encounter
Framed (ref: 10566)
Oil and acrylic 23.6 x 19.7 in. (60 x 50 cm)

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Provenance: Private collection, Caribbean until circa 2000; Private collection USA until 2020

Reckitt studied wood engraving at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art in London from 1933 to 1937, where she was taught by the School's founder, Iain Macnab. Although painted in oil, this work has all the hard-edge stylisation of a print, and stays true to the mission of the School in its rendering of ordinary subject matter with great movement and vitality.