Artist Marion Adnams: Study of Lilies, 1930s

Artist Marion Adnams (1898 - 1995): Study of Lilies, 1930s

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Marion Adnams (1898 - 1995):
Study of Lilies, 1930's
Framed (ref: 10251)


Pencil and white on Japanese paper, with collage additions

Some repairs to fix the paper

23.6 x 15.2 in. (60 x 38.5 cm)

See all works by Marion Adnams collage/photomontage pencil flowers study Garden Museum

Provenance: The Artist's Estate

In 1930 Adnams started attending life classes at Derby School of Art.  Her extra ordinary facility for drawing was much remarked upon, (one teacher remarking that she 'drew like a man, direct with no rubbing out, quoted by Ray Gosling, Marion Adnams, A Retrospective, Midland Group Gallery 1971).

Exhibited: Sanctuary, Artist-Gardeners, 1919-39, Garden Museum, London, 25th February – 5 April, 2020

Literature: Christopher Woodward, Sanctuary: Artist-Gardeners, 1919–1939, published by Liss Llewellyn, 2020