"Peter Pan Statue, Kensington Gardens" by Mary Casserley
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Original gouache by Mary Casserley. Hand-painted using water-based professional gouache paint on white cartridge drawing paper 160g/m2
The piece measures 57cm x 45cm (inc frame) - £425.00
Image size 28cm x 41cm
Supplied double mounted and framed under glass in a white wooden frame.
The iconic Statue of J.M Barries` Peter Pan by Sir George Frampton captured by the artist in her painting was erected in 1921 in Kensington Gardens, London. Around the statue are sculptured animals and birds that have delighted many generations of children. J.M Barrie, the author of Peter Pan befriended the five Llewelyn Davies boys who lived in the magnificent Elizabethan Manor `Egerton House` (now the site of the REX Cinema ) in Berkhamsted, |Hertfordshire and visited them often. The boys, Peter, George, Nico, Michael, Jack and Michael were the inspiration behind the book
About Mary Casserley
Mary paints predominantly views and landmarks in and around the Chiltern Hills, Her work revisits the classic era of Railway Poster design, recreated in the fresh and vibrant tones of 1930's travel art. She is influenced by the artists famous for creating pre-war advertising posters, particularly Norman Wilkinson.
Interest in her work is growing and she has undertaken many commissions. Boris Johnson, when he was Prime Minister, purchased one of her original paintings showing him and his family in the garden at Chequers.
Born in Berkhamsted, Mary now lives in Tring, Hertfordshire.
Using photogtaphs Mary will undertake commissions of your house or local area by arrangement with Obsidian.