(1883 - 1967)
Ruth Prowse was active/lived in South Africa, England. Ruth Prowse is known for landscape, marine, buildings and portrait painting and drawing.
Biography Ruth Prowse
Ruth Prowse was born in 1883 in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape. Her early years were spent on a farm on the slopes of Devils Peak in Cape Town with her English immigrant parents. Between the years of 1902 and 1908, Ruth spent her time studying abroad at various institutions, namely the Slade School and Royal Academy in London and La Palette in Paris.
Upon her return to South Africa in 1908, she began to teach art in Cape Town. It was in 1909 that she was elected as a member of the South African Society of Artists. Three years later, in 1912, Ruth moved to Paarl.
Ruth Prowse spent the years 1923 to 1925 in England on a study visit. Three years after her return, in 1928, she was appointed as the keeper of the Michaelis Collectio
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