The surrealist painting was done after the humorous musical suite by French romantic composer, Camille Saint-Saens. The title of the musical is Le Carnaval des Animaux. The imagery of the painting has to do with the comical side of the musical. The painting is signed, dated and titled by the artist. Canvas is not framed.
Linda Sutton is a British painter. She was born in 1947 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. She studied at the Winchester School of Art and the Royal College of Art in London where she graduated in 1974. She is still living in London. Her work is based on narratives and mythological themes with an autobiographical perspective. Her paintings are in art collections including, Tate Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Sainsbury Collection, and the Queen Fabiola of Belgium. She has won awards including the Royal College of Arts for a 100-foot mural and the Contemporary Arts Society. She is also recognized by many other art dealers and museums for her work.
H 85 in. x W 71 in. x D 2 in.