By the Hills (1939). Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (English, 1890-1978). Oil on canvas. Ferens Art Gallery.
Portrait of Lady Marguerite Strickland. As one of the most beautiful and glamorous debutantes before the war, Lady Marguerite was like a pop star. She had her portrait taken by the best photographers, featured in advertisements, and sang swing at the Coq Rouge night-club in New York. Her three marriages were front page news, as was: “Earl’s Daughter Sprains Ankle.”