Watercolour Figures on Bench with Pram signed and dated P Leitao (Pedro Leitao 1922-2009)
The serenity of this atmospheric image washes over you like a memory. The monochrome palette almost evokes the sense of an old photograph, with a beautiful and delicate portrayal of depth and shadow, reminding us of the drawings of Edward Ardizzone.
Pedro Leitao is a Portuguese Postwar & Contemporary artist. His work has been offered at auction multiple times - since 2007, the record price for this artist at auction is $9,405 for his portrait of Elsa Schiaparelli, sold at Christie's in Paris in 2014.
Artist Name: Pedro Leitao (1922-2009)
Approx Date: 1955 (signed & Dated)
Frame Size: H 48 cm x W 66 cm x D 2 cm
Image Size: H 32 cm x W 50 cm
Medium: Pen & wash on paper