(1882 - 1978)
Mary Swanzy was active/lived in Ireland, England. Mary Swanzy is known for cubist painting.
Biography Mary Swanzy
Mary Swanzy was born Dublin Ireland in1882. She is considered to
be the first Irish Cubist, preceding Evie Hone and Mainie Jellet
although she has not achieving much recognition outside Ireland.
suffered from frail health as a child, but lived to age
ninety-six. She came from a distinguished professional family,
which for the most part, nurtured her artistic efforts. Her
father, Sir Henry Rosborough Swanzy, an ophthalmic surgeon was the
vice-president of the College of Surgeons. By the age of fifteen,
she had drawn, painted, and attended art classes for several years.
At age fifteen, she left Ireland to complete her studies at the Lycée
in Versailles and later in Freiburg, Germany.&
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