HARDMAN, Winifred Elizabeth Beatrice

1890 - 1972

Born at Rawtenstall, Lancashire on 25 May 1890, daughter of George Henry Hardman (1855-1899), a wool & cotton manufacturer, and his wife Anne Eliza née Catterall, who married at Fylde, Lancashire in 1881. In 1891, aged 10 months, was living at Alder Grange, Bank Street, Lower Booths, Rawtenstall with her parents, 37 year old George and 35 year old Anne, with four siblings. Educated at home by a governess, she then studied at St John's Wood School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools, winning the Armitage bronze and a silver medal for perspective. Portrait painter, mural decorator and signboard artist who exhibited at Goupil Gallery; International Society; Liverpool Walker Art Gallery; Manchester City Art Gallery; New English Art Club; Royal Academy; Redfern Gallery and Royal Scottish Academy 1914-1939 from Chelsea, London. In 1939, 'painter' living at Woodside, Common Road, Harrow, Middlesex and she spent some time in South Africa where she painted 'Zulu Warrior'. As Commander (ATS) W. E. B. Hardman, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1945-1949 and exhibited from 24 Mill Road, Cambridge in 1944 three oils 'Summer Bunch', 'Marjorie' and 'Mrs Patterson', in 1946, two oil paintings 'Peonies' and 'Livia Breglia' and in 1947 from c/o Westminster Bank, 300 King's Road, Chelsea, two more oils 'The Umfaan' and with A. D. Cohen 'The Call of Peter and Andrew'. She died at Bosham, Chichester, Sussex in 1972, she was unmarried.

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