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Dorothy Elvery Kay

 (1886 - 1964)
Dorothy Elvery Kay was active/lived in South Africa, Ireland.  Dorothy Kay is known for portrait and figure painting, illustration.

Dorothy Elvery Kay

Born at Greystones, County Wicklow, Dorothy Kay was a portrait and figurative painter and illustrator.  She learned drawing and fine art painting at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art and at the Royal Hibernian Academy Schools, where she won several awards in the early 1900s, including the Taylor Scholarship.

After a short period of further study in Paris she began exhibiting with the Young Irish Artists and the Royal Hibernian Academy, gaining a reputation for her fine watercolour painting.  In 1910, she emigrated to South Africa, married a surgeon, and became an active member of several arts groups, including the South African Society of Artists.

During the 1920s, she continued exhibiting with the RHA and subm  ...  Displaying 750 of 1953 characters.

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About  Dorothy Elvery Kay

Born:  1886 - Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland
Died:   1964
Known for:  portrait and figure painting, illustration