ROWLAND, Edith

1878 - 1956

Edith Alice Rowland, was born at Bow, London in 1878, only child of Henry Rowland, a master stevadore, and his wife Mary Georgina née Penny (1868-10 July 1931), who married at Stepney, London in 1877. In 1901, a 22 year old, living at Everleigh, Derby Road, Woodford, Essex with her 45 year old widowed mother Mary Georgina, 'living of own means'. Edith was educated privately and at Heatherley's Art School and in Paris. A portrait, landscape and figure artist in oil and watercolour and was miniaturist and travelled in the United Kingdom, France and Switzerland. She exhibited at the Salon de la Societe des Artistes, Paris; the Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Hibernian Academy; Royal Cambrian Academy; Royal West of England Academy; Royal Canadian Academy, Montreal; the Walker Art Gallery and in the UK at Manchester, Southport, Nottingham; Great Yarmouth and from Derby Road, Woodford at Ipswich Fine Art Club. Her principal works were 'Green and Gold', 'Edith and her Black Cat', 'In the Queen's Dress', 'The Little Mermaid' and 'Moi-MÍme'. She died without issue at 8 Derby Road, Woodford on 4 October 1956. She signed her works 'Edith Rowland' underlined or 'E. R.'.




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