KEANE, Ethel Katharine

1912 - 2005

As Ethel Katharine Moore, she was born at Maidenhead, Berkshire on 15 June 1912, her mother's maiden name was Karen von Kloster. In 1939, Ethel K. Moore, later Keane, an artist, she was living at Cookham, Berkshire and she married at Maidenhead, Berkshire in 1940, Stanley Keane. On 25 March 1947, as a 34 year old housewife of Beechwood, Cookham Dean, Berkshire, she sailed on the 'Empress of Australia' which was bound for Bombay, from Liverpool to Malta, she had with her 2 year old Richard Stanley Keane, and on 19 July 1955, when of Pinhoe, York Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, Cheshire on the 'Ascania' from Liverpool to Montreal, Canada and again had with her young Richard Keane, who was born on 5 May 1945 and after his marriage lived at Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Ethel was a painter of portraits and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1952-1961 and as Ethel Keane (Ethel Moore), exhibited from The Rectory, Swilland, Ipswich in 1952 two oil paintings, 'Girl in Blue' and 'Suffolk Scene' and another 'Young Man's Head, in 1955 she exhibited c/o Swilland Rectory two works, 'Chalk Head' and 'The Chessman' and in 1956 from Tuckaway Cottage, 6 King Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk three oils, 'Sketch Portrait of Madeline', 'The Chinaman' and 'Sketch of a Dancer Resting' and she exhibited two paintings in each year 1957-1959 with her last in 1960 two oils, 'Gillian's Children' and 'Portrait Study'. She lived at Tuckaway Cottage, Aldeburgh, for over 20 years, where she died on 10 December 2005. One of paintings 'Stormy Day at Snape' an oil on board was offered for sale on Ebay in 2014.

Works by This Artist