By the Hills by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst coaster
Single melamine coaster reproducing beautiful portrait artwork By the Hills by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, from the Ferens Art Gallery: Hull Museums.
This painting is a portrait of Lady Marguerite Strickland, a famed society beauty. Strickland was one of the most glamourous debutantes of the era, featuring in advertisments for shampoos, Pond's cream, and cigarettes. The head alone took twenty-eight sittings. Brockhurst thought she was a bit thin so used another model for the body. The landscape background is loosely based on paintings by Leonardo da Vinci.
Square coaster with corkboard back
Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
Heat resistant to 110C
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull Museums, UK © Richard Woodward / Bridgeman Images