She gained her diploma at Edinburgh College of Art, 1955-9; Edinburgh College of Speech & Drama, where she graduated, 1955-8; completed postgraduate studies at the College of Art, 1960; did a year's fine art studies at Edinburgh University, 1961; and attended Moray House College of Education for teacher training in 1963. Hansen gained a number of travelling scholarships which allowed her to work in France, Italy, the Netherlands and Germany, having a studio in Berlin, 1985-6.She gained a number of awards and was artist-in-residence, École de Peinture, Castelnau de Montmiral, Tarn, France, in 1988. Hansen was an energetic exhibitor in group and solo shows, where her strongly gestural figurative paintings were immediately recognisable. ORIGINAL MIXED MEDIA (OIL/ACRYLIC PAINT & CHARCOAL/PASTEL) ON WOVE PAPER. SIGNED & DATED LOWER RIGHT. PROVENANCE : EX'RICHARD DEMARCO GALLERY' (LABEL INCLUDED). SUPPLIED WITH ARTIST'S ORIGINAL LABEL, PAPERWORK/CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN ORIGINAL COLLECTOR & THE ARTIST RELATING TO THE WORK'S INCLUSION IN THE CATALOGUE RAISONEE'PASSIONATE PAINT' & PHOTOS USED IN THE CATALOGUE. Generally in very good, strong, unfaded condition.
A couple of very pale spots to lower edge (these would be covered a mount). Some abrasions to edges of paper verso from previous mounting tape. PAPER SIZE: 67 CM X 48 CM. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK.