Early 20th century miniature portrait of  Eleanor Palmer self portrait with her daughters, watercolour on ivorine
Early 20th century miniature portrait of  Eleanor Palmer self portrait with her daughters, watercolour on ivorine
Early 20th century miniature portrait of  Eleanor Palmer self portrait with her daughters, watercolour on ivorine

MRS ELEANOR ANNIE PALMER (NEE SHARPIN) (1867-1941)

Early 20th century miniature portrait of Eleanor Palmer self portrait with her daughters, watercolour on ivorine

c. 1920 United Kingdom

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Inscribed on the reverse Mrs. Eleanor Palmer, RMS (scratched out) /The Lymes, Priory Road, Bowden/ "Winnie" daughter of Dr. Surridge (the latter four words scratched out) £15.15.0
Mrs. Palmer was born in Bedford and died in Surrey. Her father was Dr. Henry Wilson Sharpin. She studied at the Slade School. She married Frederick Charles Palmer, a successful Insurance Broker. She lived in Bedford 1887-1917, 2 Groby Place, Altrincham, Cheshire(1902) and The Lymes, priory Road, Bowdon, Cheshire in 1920. She painted a miniatures for Queen Mary's Dolls House. She exhibited 1887-1920 at the Royal Academy, Society of Miniatures, and the Royal Miniature Society

Her sitters included the Duchess of Westminster and the artist's daughter - the present portrait. This miniature is mentioned in Daphne Foskett Dictionary of Miniature Painters, Vol 1 p. 434.
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Height 11.30 cm (4.45 inches)
Stock Code
5167
Medium
watercolour on ivorine
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