(1884 - 1954)
Cecil (Hitchcock) Jay was active/lived in New York / England. Cecil Jay is known for miniature portrait and figure painting.
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A portrait and figure painter, often of mothers and children, Cecil Jay did miniatures as well as traditional size paintings. She was most active the first two decades of the 20th century.
She took her early studies in London and then in Holland under George Hitchcock, an American painters, whom she married in 1905. He died in 1913.
During World War I, Cecil Jay became an American citizen, and during the war married Oliver Vassall Calder, a retired British Civil Servant with whom she lived in Oxford, England.
Exhibitions of her work were held at the Royal Academy, London from 1902 to 1928, the Royal Miniature Society in 1904 and the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. From 1907 to 1913, she exhibited in the Paris Sal
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