Frances Jones Bannerman
(1855 - 1940)
Frances Jones Bannerman was active/lived in Nova Scotia / Canada, England. Frances Bannerman is known for impressionist painting, interior scenes.
Biography Frances Jones Bannerman
The daughter of Lieutenant-Governor A.G. Jones, Bannerman studied in Halifax with Forshaw Day before going to Paris where she studied with Auguste Feyen-Perrin and Edouard Krug. She also visited the Impressionist exhibitions and was one of the first North Americans to incorporate aspects of Impressionism into her own paintings.
Le Jardin d'hiver, one of her submissions to the 1883 Salon, is the first Canadian subject ever to be shown in that venue. She also maintained a studio at Pont-Aven, and sold graphic works to illustrated magazines in London. Following her marriage to Hamlet Bannerman (1851-1895), she adopted a more English anecdotal style of painting.
After her husband's death at Great Marlow, England, when rhe
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