INCE, Evelyn Grace

1886 - 1941

Evelyn Grace Ince was born on 1 March and baptised at Bhagalpur, Bengal, India on 25 March 1886, daughter of Revd John Cook Ince (1840-19 February 1922), a clergyman, and his wife Sarah Lydia née Heasberry (1888-), daughter of Benjamin Peach Heasberry, who married in Singapore on 17 April 1865. Evelyn studied at the Byam Shaw and the Vicat Cole School of Art 19111916. In 1911, Evelyn was a 25-year-old artist in black & white, living at Worsley Road, Isle of Wight, Hampshire with her widowed father and three unmarried sisters, Gertrude 44, Mabel 41, an artist, and Alice 37, all born in India. Evelyn worked on the land 19161918 working at Blythburgh, Suffolk between the wars. An artist of landscapes, portraits, and flower subjects, in oil, watercolour and tempera, an illustrator of children's books and an art teacher. She exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1917 and at the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours and New English Art Club and elsewhere from 6 Willow Road, Hampstead, London. A member of the Royal Society of British Artists 1926 and an Associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours 1937. In 1939, an artist painter on her own account living at 41 The Avenue, Letchworth, Hertfordshire with sisters Mabel and Alice. Evelyn Grace Ince was of White Lodge, Meadow Way, Letchworth when she died at Letchworth Hospital on 7 May 1941, she was unmarried. She signed her works 'Evelyn Ince' in block letters.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 71 Campden Street, Campden Hill, London W 8
1917 77 Tares
from Meadow Lane, Petworth, Sussex
1921 79 Echo and Narcissus
1923 434 Landscape
from 6 Willow Road, Hampstead, London NW
1927 577 Flower Piece
         923 A Bunch of Flowers
1930 264 Dahlias
         672 Bank Holiday, Hampstead
         879 Flower Piece - tempera
from White Lodge, Meadow Lane, Letchworth, Hertfordshire
1933 211 Harvest Field
         500 Hitchin Church
         914 Flower Piece - tempera
1934 854 Flower Piece - tempera
1935 1022 Flowers - tempera
1936 880 Christine - tempera
         906 Flower Piece - tempera
         921 Dahlias - tempera
1937 802 Dahlias
         963 Flower Piece
1938 877 Flower Piece - tempera
         963 Flower Piece - tempera
1939 757 Blue Flowers - watercolour
the late
1941 606 Dahlia - tempera




Works by This Artist