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Mary Maccrossan

'White Gigs' Oil on Canvas, 22x16cm.

White Gigs


Mary Maccrossan 1863 - 1934

Ex private collection. Provenance: Royal Academy Exhibit 1898 'White Gigs' no. 513 (This was Mary Maccrossans first Royal Academy Exhibit, purchased by the Liverpool Corporation in 1928).

One of the most gifted of the early St. Ives painters, Mary Maccrossan won the acclaim of not only her critics but also her fellow artists.

She was born in Liverpool and studied at the Liverpool School of Art then at Delacluse's in Paris and finally in St. Ives with Julius Olsson.

This exceptional work with its silver grey palette illustrates her at her best.

She exhibited at numerous leading London and Provincial galleries.

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