Sunday, November 22, 2009

Annie Louisa Swynnerton, ARA (1844-1933)

The Rise of Women Artists, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool through March 14 2010

Annie Swynnerton A.R.A., 1931

Photo: R.A./Prudence Cuming Associates Limited
© Royal Academy of Arts, London

"In 1922, backed by Clausen and Sargent, Annie Swynnerton was the first woman to be elected an Associate of the Academy. By 1931, when this photograph was taken, her eyesight had started to deteriorate ..." - from the Royal Academy website (link above)

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