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Wilhelmina (Willie) Barns-Graham

 (1912 - 2004)
Wilhelmina (Willie) Barns-Graham was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Scotland.  Wilhelmina BarnsGraham is known for abstract painting.

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Wilhelmina (Willie) Barns-Graham


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Wilhelmina Barns-Graham
Scottish-born, French-influenced painter who produced jewels of Cornish modernism

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, painter: born St Andrews, Fife 8 June 1912; CBE 2001; married 1949 David Lewis (marriage dissolved); died St Andrews 26 January 2004.

One auspicious moonlit night in 1940 a pale but attractive 28-year-old Scottish painter, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, arrived in the well-known artists' colony of St Ives*, Cornwall. A diffident student at the Edinburgh College of Art, where she had studied in the early 1930s, "Willie", as she widely came to be known, needed the stimulus of a vital artistic milieu. Her arrival started a love affair with the town that   ...  Displaying 750 of 7197 characters.



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About  Wilhelmina (Willie) Barns-Graham

Born:  1912 - St. Andrews, Scotland
Died:   2004 - St. Andrews, Scotland
Known for:  abstract painting