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 Maud Frances Eyston Summer  (1902 - 1985)

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Born in 1902 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Maud Sumner lived in South Africa, London, England, and Paris France.  She died in 1985 in Johannesburg.

Sumner completed a Masters in Literature at Oxford University in 1925, and studied at the Westminster School of Art in London from 1926-32.  Until 1938 she studied in Paris under Naum Aronson, George Devallières, Maurice Denis and Roger Bissières.  She returned to South Africa shortly after the outbreak of the Second World War, and became a member of the New Group between 1941 and 1946.

From 1947-53 she returned to Paris, and also maintained a studio in London. Between 1962 and 1978 she divided her time between Paris and Johannesburg, but after 1978 gave up traveling and settled in Johannesburg.

Maud Sumner won the SA Academy medal of honor for painting in 1971

Selected Exhibitions :
1932 First solo exhibition, Gallery Drued, Paris
1932 First South African exhibition, Ashbeys Gallery, Cape Town
1932-61 Participation in the Salon d'Automne, Paris
1932-38 Participation in the Salon des Tuileries, Paris
1935 First solo exhibition in London, Mayor Gallery
1936 Empire exhibition, Johannesburg
1936 Femmes Artistes Modernes, Paris
1937 London Group Exhibition
1939 London Group Exhibition
1941 First New Group exhibition, South Africa
1948 Traveling exhibition of SA Art, Tate Gallery, London et al.
1948 Venice Biennale, representing UNESCO
1952 Van Riebeeck Tercentenary exhibition, Cape Town
1953 Rhodes Centenary exhibition, Bulawayo
1956-64 Woman's International Art Club, London
1956 London Group Exhibition
1957 London Group Exhibition
1958 London Group Exhibition
1964 Third Quadrennial of SA Art
1964 Prestige exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum
1966 Republic Festival Art Exhibition, Pretoria
1971 ‘Johannesburg Artist' prestige Jubilee exhibition, Johannesburg Art Gallery
1977 SA Art, National Gallery of Rhodesia, Salisbury
1977-78 Prestige ‘Comprehensive exhibition' Pretoria Art Museum and the National gallery, Cape Town
1979 Watercolours from South Africa, Nuremburg, West Germany

Public Collections:
Musée de l'Art Moderne, Paris
Stedelijk Museum, The Hague
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Contemporary Art Society, London
SA National Gallery, Cape Town
Johannesburg Art Gallery
Pretoria Art Museum
Hester Rupert Art Museum, Graaf-Reinet
Africana Museum, Johannesburg
Rembrandt Art Foundation
Sandton Municipal Collection
Unisa Art Collection
University of the Witwatersrand Galleries
Rands Afrikaanse University Collection
University of Pretoria Art Collection

Selected Bibliography
Bouman, AC, 1949. Painters of South Africa, Haum, Cape Town
Eglington, C, 1967. Sumner, Purnell, Cape Town
Berman, E, 1975. The story of South African Painting, AA Balkema, Cape Town
Berman, E, 1983. Art and Artists of South Africa, AA Balkema, Cape Town
Nilant, FGE, Schoonraad, M, Duffey, AE etc, 1976-86. Bibliografie: Suid-Afrikaanse Kunstenaars, volumes 1 & 2, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, for an extensive bibliography.

Source:
The Strutt Family Trust, The Mayfair Collection (Suisse) SA, The Mayfair Collection (Pty) Ltd, The Mayfair Collection Limited


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