GOODMAN, Penelope Mary

1868 - 1948

'Daisy' Goodman

As Penelope Mary Everett, she was born at Erith, Kent on 10 January 1868, daughter of Edwin Alfred Everett and his wife Clara, née Stone, who married at St Pancras, London in 1859. She was a sister to Frederick Everett [q.v.] and was known in the family as 'Daisy'. In 1871, her 38 year old widowed mother Clara Everett was living at The Villas, Bexley Road, Erith with her four children, all under 10 years of age. Penelope studied at Blackheath School of Art and the Slade School of Fine Arts. She married in the Dartford district in 1891, Alfred William Goodman (1857-1936), barrister-at-law, and in 1911 they were living at Lessness House, Woolwich Road, Belvedere, Kent with their son and two daughters. Known especially for her bold and colourful watercolours, exhibiting at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Society of Women Artists, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Hibernian Academy and the Paris Salon. She lived at Belvedere, Kent but from the 1920's maintained her base at Walberswick on the Suffolk coast. As Penelope Everett Goodman, a member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Club 1932-1947 and a regular exhibitor showing two watercolours in 1932 from Lesnes House, Belvedere, Kent 'Geese, Walberswick' and 'Gladioli' and in 1933 from The Old Post Office, Walberswick an oil 'Castle at Noon, Walberswick' and in 1935 two oils 'Moonrise, Walberswick' and 'Miss Joanna MacWilliams' and in 1944 'Spring in Berkshire' and 'Cyclamen'. In 1939, a widow and artist painter living at Old Post Office, Walberswick, Suffolk, with her unmarried daughter Elizabeth Everett Goodman (1907-1980) and sister-in-law Daphne Goodman (born 11 June 1862), both musicians and singers. Penelope died at Kensington, London in 1948, aged 80. She sometimes used the name Penelope Everett Goodman.

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