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Artwork Details

Title Untitled
Artist Vasco Lazzolo
Date c. 1956
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions 24 x 18 inches
Location Borthwick Institute for Archives

About this work

This untitled portrait depicts Iris Maureen Le Louet née Appleton (1928-74), a professional dancer. Society artist and illustrator Vasco Lazzolo (1915-84) was commissioned to paint the work for Rowntree & Co. Ltd Aero chocolate advertising. It was published in the Daily Express, Daily Herald, News of the World, People, Illustrated, Picture Post and John Bull circa April 1956 as part of the national Aero Girls 'DIFFERENT' campaign devised by advertising agency JWT.