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Adams, Miss E. Proby, (died 18 Dec. 1945), portrait and animal painter; does mural decoration and book illustrations, and exhibits flower-paintings, landscapes and interiors  

SGA

Born St Luke’s Day, Sudbury, Suffolk, of Irish extraction; died 18 Dec. 1945

portrait and animal painter; does mural decoration and book illustrations, and exhibits flower-paintings, landscapes and interiors...

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Adamson, Joy-Friederike Victoria, (20 Jan. 1910–3 Jan. 1980), painter since 1938, research on wild animals since 1956, and author since 1958  

Born 20 Jan. 1910; d of Victor and Traute Gessner; m 1st, 1935, Victor von Klarwill (Austrian); 2nd, 1938, Peter Bally (Swiss); 3rd, 1943, George Adamson (British); ...

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Adshead, Mary, (15 Feb. 1904–3 Sept. 1995)  

Born 15 Feb. 1904; m 1929, Stephen Bone (d 1958); two s one d; died 3 Sept. 1995

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Anstey, Vera, (1889–26 Nov. 1976)  

DSc (Econ.)

Born 1889; 2nd d of James and Mary Powell; m 1913, Percy L. Anstey (d 1920); one s one d; died...

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Arnold, Eve, (21 April 1912–4 Jan. 2012), photographer and writer  

Hon. OBE 2003

Born Philadelphia, 21 April 1912; m 1948, Arnold Arnold (marr. diss.); one s; died 4 Jan. 2012

photographer and writer

Took a 6-week photography class with Alexei Brodovitch, at New Sch. for Social Research, NY, ...

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Atwood, Clare, (14 May 1866–2 Aug. 1962), Hon. Life Member New English Art Club  

Born Richmond, Surrey, 14 May 1866; o d of late Frederick Atwood, architect; died 2 Aug. 1962

Hon. Life Member New English Art Club

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Austral, Florence, (26 April 1894–16 May 1968), Dramatic Soprano, Grand Opera and Concert Artist, retd  

Born Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 April 1894; m 1925, John Amadio (d 1964), solo flautist; no c; died 16 May 1968

Dramatic Soprano, Grand Opera and Concert Artist, retd...

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Ayres, Gillian, (3 Feb. 1930–11 April 2018), painter, artist  

CBE 2011 (OBE 1986); RA

Born 3 Feb. 1930; d of Stephen and Florence Ayres; m Henry Mundy (marr. diss.); two s ; died 11 April 2018...

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Balfour, Nancy, (1911–29 Aug. 1997), President, Contemporary Art Society, since 1984 (Chairman, 1976–82)  

OBE 1965

Born 1911; d of Alexander Balfour and Ruth Macfarland Balfour; died 29 Aug. 1997

President, Contemporary Art Society, since 1984 (Chairman, 1976–82)

Wycombe Abbey Sch.; Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (MA)...

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Barlow, Dame Phyllida, (4 April 1944–12 March 2023), sculptor  

DBE 2021 (CBE 2016); RA 2011

sculptor

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Barr, Danielle, (7 Aug. 1940–23 Oct. 2009), Member, Broadcasting Standards Commission, 1994–99  

Born 7 Aug. 1940; d of Michael and Helen Brachfeld; m 1966, Marvin Stein; one d, and one step s; died 23 Oct. 2009

Member, Broadcasting Standards Commission, 1994–99

Tichon Hadash High Sch., Tel Aviv...

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Barron, Gladys Caroline, (died 17 Jan. 1967), sculptor  

ARBS

Born o d of late Maxwell Bellew Logan; m 1923, Evan Macleod Barron, qv; died 17 Jan. 1967

sculptor

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Batey, Mavis Lilian, (5 May 1921–12 Nov. 2013), President, Garden History Society, 1985–2000  

MBE 1986; FSA

Born 5 May 1921; d of Frederick Lever and Lily Lever; m 1942, (John) Keith Batey (d 2010); one s two d; died 12 Nov. 2013...

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Baynes, Pauline Diana, (Mrs F. O. Gasch), (9 Sept. 1922–1 Aug. 2008), designer and book illustrator  

Born 9 Sept. 1922; d of Frederick William Wilberforce Baynes, CIE and Jessie Harriet Maud Cunningham; m 1961, Fritz Otto Gasch (d 1988); died 1 Aug. 2008

designer and book illustrator...

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Bennett, Corinne Marie Gillian, (3 March 1935–10 July 2010), historic buildings consultant, 1996–98; Cathedrals Architect at English Heritage, 1992–96  

MBE 1988; FSA

Born 3 March 1935; d of Gilbert Wilson and Lucile (née Terroux); m 1979, Keith Charles Hugh Bennett; died 10 July 2010

historic buildings consultant, 1996–98...

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Bjørnson, Maria Elena, (16 Feb. 1949–13 Dec. 2002), theatre designer, since 1969  

Born Paris, 16 Feb. 1949; d of Bjørn Bjørnson and Maria Prodan; died 13 Dec. 2002

theatre designer, since 1969

Byam Shaw Sch. of Art (Pre-Dip); Central Sch. of Art and Design (MA)...

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Blackadder, Dame Elizabeth (Violet), (24 Sept. 1931–23 Aug. 2021), artist; Her Majesty’s Painter and Limner in Scotland, since 2000  

DBE 2003 (OBE 1982); RA 1976; RSA 1972

artist; Her Majesty’s Painter and Limner in Scotland, since 2000

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Blamey, Marjorie Netta, (13 March 1918–8 Sept. 2019), botanical illustrator and wildlife artist, since 1970  

MBE 2007

botanical illustrator and wildlife artist, since 1970

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Blandino, Elizabeth Assunta, (Betty), (Mrs E. A. Jones), (12 Sept. 1927–10 Sept. 2011), studio potter (self employed) and writer, since 1973  

Born 12 Sept. 1927; d of Pietro Pierino Blandino and Marie Bradlaugh; m 1973, Gwyn Owain Jones, CBE (d 2006); two step d; died 10 Sept. 2011

studio potter (self employed) and writer, since ...

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Blow, Sandra, (14 Sept. 1925–22 Aug. 2006)  

RA 1978 (ARA 1971)

Born 14 Sept. 1925; d of Jack and Lily Blow; died 22 Aug. 2006

St Martin’s School of Art; Royal Academy Sch.; Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome...