EDMOND, Doreen Mabel

1917 - 2000

As Doreen Mabel Parr, she was born at Lowestoft, Suffolk on 15 April 1917, daughter of George Parr (6 August 1875-), a gilder and cabinet maker, and his wife Chrissie née Warden (21 June 1875-1978), who married at Mutford, Suffolk in 1898. Doreen married at Lothingland, Suffolk in 1939, Albert Horace Edmond (7 December 1916-30 January 2004), a linen draper's shop assistant, and painted under the name of Doreen Edmond. In 1939, living at 33 Oulton Road, Ipswich with her husband Albert and was a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1942-1956, exhibiting from Greentrees, 33 Oulton Road in 1941 two works, 'Cyclamen' and 'Summer Tree, in 1943 four works 'Silver and Gold, Suffolk Heath', 'Cottage Flowers', 'February Woods, Bath Hills, Bungay' and 'Suffolk Man', in 1944 'Portrait of a Friend (Mrs Lilian Gideon)', 'Tudor House, Stone Lodge Lane' and 'Fishermen, in 1945 four paintings, 'The Suffolk Road near Monks Eleigh', 'Elms and Haystack', 'Good Earth, Suffolk' and 'Snow in Essex'; three in 1946, three in 1947, four in 1948 and three in 1949 'Riverside Church, Wrabness, Essex', 'White Horse, Easton' and a sketch of 'Andrew and Christopher', in 1950 'April Posy', 'Gypsy Horses' and 'The Traditional Place' and four watercolours in 1951 'Farmhouse, Mettingham, near Bungay', 'Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire', 'February Wonders' and 'Hackness, Yorkshire'. She exhibited from 24d Chesterton Road, Cambridge in 1952, three watercolours 'Christopher', 'Cleveland Hills' and 'Rain over Fylingdale Moor', her last three exhibits were in the following year 'Gate to the Wilderness', 'Edge of an Age' and 'Childhood'. Doreen Mabel Edmond died at Southampton, Hampshire in February 2000 to be followed by her husband four years later.

Works by This Artist