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Cecil Higgs

 (1898 - 1986)
Cecil Higgs was active/lived in South Africa, England.  Cecil Higgs is known for impasto portrait, still life, seascape and rocky landscape painting.

Biography   Cecil Higgs


Cecil Higgs (1898-1986)

Cecil Higgs' childhood was filled with the dust storms, locust swarms and infinite blue sky of the Orange Free State, which provided life-long inspiration for her work. She was born in Thaba 'Nchu, in June of 1898, although it appears this fact was in question, as many older sources claim she was born in 1900. Like most farm girls at that time, Higgs' education would likely have started at home with all the necessary lessons for girls, including some painting, probably in watercolour.

Higgs continued her education at Wesleyan Girls High School in Grahamstown, matriculating at the end of 1917, and enrolling at the Grahamstown School of Art the following year. Her stay there was to end abruptly when all e   ...  Displaying 750 of 9021 characters.

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