A Tit-Bit by Mildred Anne Butler Expand Icon

Mildred Anne Butler (1858–1941)

A Tit-Bit

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Year
Unknown
Size
Framed size: 55 x 40.5cm; Framed: 77.3 x 60.4cm
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Provenance
Bequest: Mrs Doreen Archer-Houblon, deceased

Born in Kilmurry, Co. Kilkenny, Mildred Butler studied at the Westminster School of Art and with Frank Calderon and at Newlyn under Norman Garstin. She became an Associate RWS in 1896 and a full member in1937. Her genre was landscape and has had several exhibitions and group exhibitions around Ireland. Some of her work is part of the public collection in the Ulster Museum, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin and National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. Butler was a committee member of the Watercolour Society fof Ireland. She exhibited annually at the Belfast Arts Society and the Ulster Academy of Arts. Founder of a school of animal painting in 1894, she exhibed her crow paintings at the Royal Academy and the Watercolour Society of Ireland. She continued to paint and exhibit her work in London and Dublin right up to her death in 1941.

(From: nival)

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