FOWLER, Alice Levine

1861 - 1949

Alice Maud Levine Fowler was born at Crookham End, Thatcham, Berkshire on 2 April 1861, daughter of George Campbell Fowler (17 December 1817-26 May 1883), a post-captain in the Royal Navy, and his wife Catherine Elizabeth Pocock (8 May 1825-1 August 1917), youngest surviving daughter of the late William Innes Pocock, Lieut. R.N., who married at Caversham, Berkshire on 22 September 1846. Alice studied at Newbury Technical Institute, passing examinations in drawing and in 1881, a 20-year-old, living at Crookham End House, Thatcham with her parents, 63-year-old George and 55-year-old Catherine, with six siblings, William James 33, Katherine Anne 30, George Merrick 28, Annie Sarah 27, Maud Emily 18 and Lilian Augusta 16, and they retained six indoor servants. Her father was buried at St Michael's Bray, Berkshire on 30 May 1883. At the Newbury Art Exhibition in 1893 she sold three watercolours 'Brimpton Farm', 'Evening Mist' and 'Ploughing in a Mist' and she was a regular exhibitor also exhibiting at the Berkshire Art Society from 1900 on a regular basis and had a joint exhibition with Frank Fowler at Walker's Gallery, London in October 1903 'Watercolours at Home and Abroad' which included some 57 of her watercolours of scenes in England, Varenna and Menaggio in Italy and landscapes in Ceylon. In 1911, a 49-year-old, still living at Crookham End House, with her widowed mother and two siblings. A member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle in 1912 from Brimpton, Berkshire and an associate member of Ipswich Art Club in 1939. In 1939, on private means, living at Crookham End, Brimpton, near Reading, Berkshire with four unmarried Fowler siblings and a widowed sister-in-law. Alice Maud Levine Fowler died at 1 Highfield Avenue, Newbury, Berkshire on 11 November 1949, aged 88, she was unmarried.

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