Edith Grace Wheatley
(1888 - 1970)
Edith Grace Wheatley was active/lived in United Kingdom. Edith Wheatley is known for painting.
Biography Edith Grace Wheatley
Edith Grace Wheatley was born in 1888 and studied at the Slade School and in Paris. She lived in London and Cornwall and exhibited her work as Edith Grace Wolfe before marrying John Laviers Wheatley in 1912, also a painter. Moving to South Africa, she held a position as Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Cape Town. She exhibited with the Royal Society of Miniature Painters in 1910. Edith Grace Wheatley died in 1970.
No stranger to painting works on a grand scale
having worked on large wall paintings during her time in Cape Town, her large oil painting titled The Statesman, commemorates Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, K.G., O.M., C.H.,
T.D., D.L., F.R.S., Hon. R.A. (1874-1965), soldier
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