Grace (Emily Grace) Mitchell Henry
(1868 - 1953)
Grace (Emily Grace) Mitchell Henry was active/lived in Ireland, England, Scotland. Grace Henry is known for modernist marine, landscape, genre, figure and portrait painting.
Biography Grace (Emily Grace) Mitchell Henry
Grace Henry HRHA (née Mitchell) (Landscapes/Flowers/Portraits)(1868-1953)
Born in Peterhead, Scotland, the second of ten children of a Church of Scotland Minister, Emily Grace Mitchell studied drawing and painting at the Blanc Garrins Academy in Brussels and the Delecluse Academy in Paris. Much later, like Mainie Jellett, Evie Hone and May Guinness before her, she studied in the Parisian atelier of Andre Lhote. It was in Paris, in 1900, that she met her husband-to-be, Paul Henry, whom she married thre years later in London.
In 1910, while still in London, the couple began exhibiting at the Royal Hibernian Academy. In the same year, a chance holiday on Achill Island, off the Mayo coast, prompted their 7-year
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