(1862 - 1949)
Norah Drummond-Davies was active/lived in Canada, England. Norah DrummondDavies is known for animals, Indians, frontier scene and landscape painting, illustration, teaching.
Victoria 1941. Courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta.
Biography Norah Drummond-Davies
Norah Drummond-Davies (1862 - 1949) (1)
'...the old Tabby who paints cats and dogs.' That is how, icon of Canadian art, Emily M. Carr (see AskART) described fellow Victoria artist Norah Drummond-Davies. (2)
A painter, illustrator, and educator, Drummond-Davies was born in Cork, Ireland and died in Goldsteam, Vancouver Island, British Columbia (about 8 miles west of Victoria), where she had lived since 1927. She immigrated to Canada from London, England in about 1916, and lived for several years in Banff, Alberta before moving to Vancouver Island. (3) (4)
Her mediums were oil, house paint, watercolor, gouache* calendars and postcards (published by Raphael Tuck and Sons). Her subjects were animals (pets, sporting, game, farm
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