Track through the Woods (c.1925)


Watercolour; signed in pencil lower left
In period maple frame

69cm x 52.5cm in the frame


Bernard Meninsky was a painter of figures and landscapes in oils, watercolour and gouache. He was born in 1891 in Karotopin, the Ukraine, brought to England six weeks later and lived in Liverpool. He attended the Liverpool School of Art, winning various scholarships and the King’s Medal; worked in Paris and studied at the Slade School 1912-13.

  He was an official War Artist 1914-18 and had his first one-man exhibition at the Goupil Gallery in 1919. Meninsky taught at Westminster School of Art from 1920 and the City of Oxford Art School from 1940-5. He committed suicide on 21 February 12950.

Meninsky’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, the record price being 21,512 USD for The Bathers sold at Christie’s in 2005.

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