Kathleen Tyson (1898–1982) Looe Harbour, Late 30s, Oil on Canvas.

Born in Grimsby on the 6th of May 1898 Kathleen Tyson went on to study at Hull Art School and then gained a place the Westminster School of Art. From research, she was immediately popular, exhibiting from the RBSA to the RA and living in her home town at Ludinovo, Bargate, Grimsby. She went on to exhibit at the Royal Academy and the New English Art Club. Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Society of Women Artists and Paris Salon.

Her work was reproduced in The Times and Manchester Guardian and in Royal Academy Illustrated. Principal works include The Flower Market, Antwerp, Polperro and Royal Dock, Grimsby. Hull and Southampton Corporations bought her pictures. She looks to have holidayed in Cornwall and a lot and then moved to Poole, Dorset.

Provenance: Bought from the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Falmouth.

(Not currently in the Cambs Antiques Centre)

Frame size 79cm x 91cm

Picture size 62 x 76cm

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