Kit Lewis (1911 – 1998)
Kit was born in Staffordshire and married to the artist Morland Lewis, then Sir J M Richards, editor of the Architectural Review. She studied at Chelsea School of Art and took part in mixed exhibitions with the London Group, Sally Hunter Fine Art and group exhibitions around the UK and in America. Two solo exhibtions at Leicester Galleries in 1953 and 1971 and this work is from the first of these as the Leicester Galleries label remains on the back of the work.
St Jerome & the Lion, oil on canvas, signed & dated 1953 Leicester Galleries label verso