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Elizabeth Mary Watt watercolour

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A charming original early 20thC pen & ink watercolour of dancing frolicking maidens, by the noted " Glasgow Girl" artist, Elizabeth Mary Watt (1886-1954);  signed and dated for 1919. Housed in what appears to be it`s original thin ebonised frame by the Glasgow framers George Porteous (Arts) Ltd.
EMW was one of the original famous Glasgow Girls and very much part of the important Scottish Arts & Crafts Movement.
She was born in Dundee in 1886 and studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1906 until 1917 and, being a noted ceramicist, also taught ceramics there. She painted portraits, still life and fairy/pixie themes popular at the time. She exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts.
Examples of her work are held at Glasgow Museums.
Approx 15" by 11" inc the frame.
 
Elizabeth Mary Watt watercolour
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