Scott, Helen E. (Art curator), Mary Cameron , 2019
- Mary Cameron : life in paint / Helen E. Scott.
- Alternate Title(s):
- Life in paint
- Bristol : Sansom & Company, 2019.
- Physical Description:
- 80 pages : illustrations, portraits (black and white, and colour) ; 27 cm
- Reference LibraryNJ18.C14035 .S36 2019 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Published to accompany an exhibition held at City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 2nd November 2019-15th March 2020.
Includes bibliographical references.
'Mary Cameron: Life in Paint' explores the fascinating story of Cameron's life and career, charting her creative journey from elegant family portraits to breathtaking Spanish scenes. Mary Cameron (1865-1921) was an artist and woman ahead of her time. Born in Edinburgh, she began her career as a portraitist and genre painter in her native city, before venturing abroad to study in Paris. Foreign travel proved to be an enduring source of inspiration. In 1900 she visited Madrid for the first time, and was captivated by the Spanish culture, people and scenery. Establishing studios in Madrid and Seville, she executed large-scale compositions of traditional peasant life, dramatic bullfights and rural landscapes. Cameron exhibited widely, and her talents were recognised by contemporaries such as John Lavery and Alexander Roche. However, like many female artists of her generation, her name is now little-known. Exhibition: City Art Centre, Edinburgh, UK (02.11.2019-15.03.2020).
- Subject Terms:
- Cameron, Mary, 1865-1921 -- Exhibitions.
- Exhibition catalogues.