Dame Ethel Walker
(1861 - 1951)
Dame Ethel Walker was active/lived in United States, United Kingdom. Dame Walker is known for still life, portrait, figure and genre paintings.
Dame Ethel Walker DBE ARA (9 June 1861 – 2 March 1951) was a Scottish painter of portraits, flower-pieces, sea-pieces and decorative compositions. Her work shows the influence of Impressionism, Puvis de Chavannes, Gauguin and Asian art.
Walker was born on 9 June 1861 in Edinburgh, the younger child of Arthur Abney Walker (a Yorkshireman) and his second wife, Isabella (née Robertson). Her father was from a family of iron founders. Her secondary education was at Brondesbury in London, where she was taught drawing by Hector Caffierti.
Following secondary school, Walker attended the Ridley School of Art. In 1880 she met fellow artist Clara Christian, and the two began living, working and studying toget ... Displaying 750 of 3298 characters.
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