Mary Holden Bird
(1900 - 1978)
Mary Holden Bird was active/lived in United Kingdom. Mary Bird is known for land-and seascapes (Scottish).
Biography Mary Holden Bird
Mary Holden Bird (see Caldwell) was a painter and etcher, mainly of
seascapes and landscapes. She studied at Heatherley's School of Fine Art
and went on to show at the Fine Art Society, where she had frequent
one-man exhibitions, RA, RSW, RBA and Paris Salon.
Mary married (16th
Sept 1914) the cartoonist Cyril Kenneth Bird, who drew for Punch as
"Fougasse", his work can still be seen today. She was especially fond of
the area around Morar, Scotland, where she came to live and produce
much of her well known and loved paintings.
One of her
transparent-washed watercolours is illustrated in Percy V Bradshaw's
book Watercolour: A Truly English Art. Mary Bird - known to her friends
as Molly - lived i
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