Dorothy Burroughes (died 1963) - 'Ballerina', watercolour and gouache, circa 1930, stylised signature top right. In original ebonised frrame.
Dorothy Burroughes was an illustrator, designer and linocut artist. She contributed to a number of magazines including The Bystander and Illustrated London News. She became well known for her illustrations of animals, which appeared in numerous books in the 1920s and 1930s and designed posters for London Underground in the 1920's. In 1934 an exhibition of her watercolours depicting birds, animals and flowers was shown at the Fine Art Society.