Amy Katherine (A.K.) Browning
Clarice in Bed, c. 1938
oil on board
37 x 45 cm (image); 50 x 57.6 cm (frame)
signed ‘A K BROWNING’ (lower right); inscribed by Jocelyn Plate ‘6901. Alleyne Clarice Zander reading in bed at the painter’s house in Suffolk, c. 1938. Known as Brownie to her friends. Her husband was Tommy Dugdale, portrait painter of ‘official’ portraits.’ (on the reverse)
Gift from the above to Alleyne Clarice Zander and thence by descent to her daughter, Jocelyn Plate, née Zander
The Estate of Jocelyn Plate
The subject of this painting, Clarice Zander (1893-1958), was Jocelyn Plate's mother.