ARMSTRONG (Louis, 1900-1971, "Satchmo", American Jazz Trumpeter & Bandleader) & Juliet PANNETT (1911-2005, Portrait Painter, FRSA)

Charcoal Portrait of Satchmo by Pannett signed,  together with  a photo of him, signed and inscribed "To Juliet from Satchmo, Louise Armstrong", showing him seated at a dressing table having a manicure, he is looking back over his shoulder at the camera and the woman doing his nails is laughing at the camera, 6" x 5½" in frame 8½" x 8½", the portrait 16½" x 12" in frame 26" x 22", no place, no date

Juliet Pannett FRSA exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, and various local galleries in England,America and Hong Kong. She has 21 portraits in the National Portrait Gallery collection and a number in the House of Commons.
Among her portraits, many for official bodies, are ones of the Queen and other members of the Royal Family, Sir Winston Churchill, Douglas Bader,
David Cecil and C.S. Lewis. She has broadcast on art on television in Britain andAmerica and worked as Special Artist for the London Illustrated News
between 1957 and 1964. Her portraits are done from life and have that spontaneity often lost in more finished works by any artist. An exhibition of her work, under the title Juliet Pannett: Chronicler of her Times was on display from 8 December 2004 to 12 June 2005 at the National Portrait Gallery in celebration of her ninety-fourth year.

Item Date:  1934

Stock No:  33025      £750

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