HARDMAN, Winifred Elizabeth Beatrice

1890 - 1972

Winifred Elizabeth Beatrice Hardman, was born at Rawtenstall, Lancashire on 25 May 1890, daughter of George Henry Hardman (1855-1899), a wool & cotton manufacturer, and his wife Anne Eliza née Catterall (1855-1934), who married at St Cuthbert, Lytham, Lancashire on 27 July 1881. In 1891, aged 10 months, Winifred was living at Alder Grange, Bank Street, Lower Booths, Rawtenstall with her parents, 37 year old George and 35 year old Anne, with four siblings, George Henry 9, Richard Campbell 8, William Haworth 7 and Victoria Helen Mary 4, all born at Rawtenstall and they retained six indoor servants. Educated at home by a governess, she then studied at St John's Wood School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools 1913-1921, winning the Armitage bronze and a silver medals for perspective. Portrait painter, mural decorator and signboard artist, who exhibited at Goupil Gallery; International Society; Liverpool Walker Art Gallery; Manchester City Art Gallery; New English Art Club; Royal Academy; Redfern Gallery and Royal Scottish Academy 1914-1939 from Chelsea, London. Winifred and her mother, then of 44 Redcliffe Road, Chelsea, London S.W.10, travelled to Genoa, Italy in 1928 and she also spent some time in South Africa where she painted 'Zulu Warrior'. In 1939, Winifred was a 'painter', living at Woodside, Common Road, Harrow, Middlesex. As Commander (ATS) W. E. B. Hardman, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1945-1949 and exhibited from 24 Mill Road, Cambridge in 1944 three oils, 'Summer Bunch', 'Marjorie' and 'Mrs Patterson', in 1946 two oil paintings 'Peonies' and 'Livia Breglia' and in 1947 from c/o Westminster Bank, 300 King's Road, Chelsea, two more oils 'The Umfaan' and 'The Call of Peter and Andrew'. She was of The Poplars, Bosham, Chichester, Sussex in 1953, when she sailed for Sydney, Australia. Winifred died at Walton End, Walton Lane, Bosham on 16 April 1972, she was unmarried and her estate was valued at over 128,000. She signed her works 'Hardman' in capital letters.

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