CALVERT, Diana

1941 - ?

Diana Calvert, was born at Capel, Surrey on 7 October 1941, daughter of Robert Henry Calvert and his wife Monica née Buxton, who married at Westminster, London in 1937 who, in 1939 was living at 64 Elm Park Road, Chelsea, London. Educated at Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent and at Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting 1959-1962, under Charles Mahoney (1903-1968) and Bernard Dunstain (born 1920) and in 1959 won the Ablett Scholarship. A painter in oil of landscapes, interiors, still life and flowers and first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1963. Diana also exhibited at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Society of British Artists and at the New English Art Club becoming a member in 1979 serving on the committee 1988-1996 and again from 1999. She is represented in numerous private collections in Britain and abroad. She married at Fulham, London in 1981, Richard Makepeace Martineau (born 1938), but continues to paints under the name of Diana Calvert. She lives and works at The Lawn, Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk.




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