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Katharine Talbot Wallas
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Girton College, University of Cambridge

Katharine Talbot Wallas 1883

Mary Sargant Florence (1857–1954)

Girton College, University of Cambridge
Painter of pictures and murals working in tempera and watercolour. Born in London, sister of the sculptor Francis W Sargant, she studied at the Slade School of Fine Art under Alphonse Legros and in Paris, partly at Atelier Colarossi. Exhibited RA, NEAC, SWA and elsewhere. She was interested in the theory of colour, on which she wrote. The Tate Gallery owns her work. She designed her own house at Marlow, Buckinghamshire, but died at Twickenham, Middlesex.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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