INCE, Evelyn Grace

1886 - 1941

Born on 1 March and baptised at Bhagulpore, Bengal, India on 25 March 1886, daughter of John Cook Ince, a clergyman, and his wife Sarah Lydia née Keasberry, who married at Singapore on 17 April 1865. Evelyn studied at the Byam Shaw and the Vicat Cole Schools 1911–1916 and in 1911, a 25 year old artist in black & white, living at Worsley Road, Isle of Wight, Hampshire with her widowed father and three unmarried sisters, all born in India. Evelyn worked on the land 1916–1918 working at Blythburgh, Suffolk between the wars. Painter of landscapes, portraits and flower subjects, in oil, watercolour and tempera, illustrator of children's books and an art teacher. She exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1917 and at the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours and New English Art Club and elsewhere from 6 Willow Road, Hampstead, London. A member of the Royal Society of British Artists 1926 and an Associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours 1937 and in 1939, an artist painter on her own account living at 41 The Avenue, Letchworth, Hertfordshire with sisters Mabel and Alice. She died at Letchworth on 7 May 1941, she was unmarried.




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