A young girl with red hair
A young girl with red hair

ELIZABETH STYRING NUTT (1870-1946)

A young girl with red hair

1918 United Kingdom

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Nutt was born in the Isle of Man, where her father Thomas Harwood Nutt was a farmer. Her mother was Elizabeth Crabtree Styring, after whom she was named. Besides studying in Sheffield school of art she also trained at Newlyn under Stanhope Forbes. She became an art teacher and emigrated to Canada in 1919, a year after this portrait was taken. She became Principal at the Nova Scotia College in 1927, a position she held for 20 years. She exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1909.
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Dictionary of Miniature Painters 1870-1970 by Arturi Phillips, p. 122
Dimensions
Height 5.70 cm (2.24 inches)
Stock Code
4907
Medium
watercolour on ivorine
Signed/Inscribed
Signed and dated 1918 on the obverse
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