Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Gertrude Des Clayes

 (1879 - 1949)
Gertrude Des Clayes was active/lived in Quebec / Canada, England, Scotland.  Gertrude Des Clayes is known for figure, genre and portrait painting.

Gertrude Des Clayes

The following information is from the Canadian Women Artists History Initiative


Born: Aberdeen, Scotland, 1879
Died: London, England, 1949

Biography synopsis
The middle Des Clayes sister was primarily a portrait painter, although she also painted florals and birds. Like her sister, Berthe, she lived in London from 1906-1912. While in England, she became a member of the National Portrait Society (1911). Gertrude moved to Montreal in 1912 and was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy two years later.

Other distinct  ...  Displaying 750 of 9241 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Gertrude Des Clayes

Born:  1879 - Aberdeen, Scotland
Died:   1949 - London, England
Known for:  figure, genre and portrait painting