An angelic portrait of Joyce Edgell Brown
An angelic portrait of Joyce Edgell Brown

DORA (MAHALA THEODORA) WEBB (1886-1973)

An angelic portrait of Joyce Edgell Brown

1911 United Kingdom

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set in the original gold frame the reverse engraved with the sitter's name

Dora's first name Mahala, means "woman", but she never used it, preferring to call herself 'Dora".Her mother Florence, was an artist and taught painting, her sister was also a miniaturist. She was commissioned to paint 10 miniatures for Queen Mary's doll house, for which she received a lot of praise. She is said to have painted over 2000 miniatures.
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Dictionary of Miniature painters 1870-1970, Arturi Phillips, p. 270.
Dimensions
Height 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
Stock Code
4911
Medium
watercolour on ivorine
Signed/Inscribed
Signed and dated 1911 on the obverse
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