Two Dallas Simpson Big Eye Canvas Framed Prints 1972 Academy Of Arts . Print size 16 x 20. Framed size 24 1/2 x 20 1/2". Excellent vibrant color on canvas print, gold tweed frame with
natural woven mat. Hooks on Back.
Dallas-Simpson was originally from London, and moved with her
husband in the mid 1960's to live by the sea in a mobile home in
Lancing, West Sussex. The two worked as a team, with her husband
helping to prime her canvases. She was also known to paint directly
Audrey Dallas-Simpson features in the British Path� 1960 film 'Hair
Painters'Her images of big eyed urchin children remain fresh and
instantly recognisable. At the height of her popularity in the late 60's
many millions of reproductions of her work were sold and her
principal publishers were Felix Rosenstiel's Widow & Son, Frost &
Reed (now part of Rosenstiel's) and A.W. Vivian Mansell (no longer in
business). They are again extremely popular with the rising interest in
retro and kitsch chic. Dallas-Simpson's original paintings, from which
the prints were made, are now both rare and highly collectable.
Audrey Dallas-Simpson - Commerical Artis
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