MONCUR, Jane

1890 - 1983

Jane Moncur, was born at Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland on 9 February 1890, daughter of James Moncur (1858-1933) and his wife Margaret (c1858-14 December 1949). Educated at East Burgh School, Forfar but by 1911, Jeannie, as she was known, Moncur was a 21 year old art student living at Rowley Bank, Castle Church, Stafford, Staffordshire with her parents, 52 year old James, county surveyor, and 52 year old Margaret, and siblings James 27 all born in Scotland with Jessie 17, George 14, Andrew 12 born at Stafford. Jeannie studied at Stafford School of Art under Hubert Wellington (1879-1967) then at Westminster School of Art 1916-1918, with the Camden Town Group member Harold Gilman (1876-1919). Jane married at Stafford in 1921, sculptor Herbert William Palliser (3 May 1883-9 October 1963), and they had one daughter. A painter whose tutors and husband had a great influence on her work which she exhibited at the Royal Academy from 96 Kingsley Way, North London in 1946 'Steyning' also showing with the London Group; New English Art Club and the Yoxford Art Club. In 1939, she was living at Rose Cottage, Clavering, Saffron Walden, Essex with her husband Herbert and on the death of her husband in 1963, she moved to The Old Rectory, Middleton, Saxmundham, Suffolk where she died on 4 March 1983. She painted under her maiden name of Jane Moncur.




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