Fairlie Harmar 1876-1945

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Still Life

Still Life

Belcastel, L'Aveyron

Belcastel, L'Aveyron

Study at the Slade

Stduy at the Slade

Viaduct

Viaduct

Thames Embankment

Thames Embankment

Nude

Nude

Biography

Fairlie Harmar was a well-known painter in oil and watercolour of portraits, figures, still lifes and landscapes. Born in Weymouth, Dorset, she studied at the Slade School of Art under Henry Tonks and Fred Brown. Harmar exhibited widely in Britain and abroad, including at the Royal Academy from 1929 and with the New English Art Club 1906-45 to which group she was elected a member in 1917. Her work is represented in a number of public collections including Imperial War Museum, Ashmolean Museum, Birmingham Museums, Bradford Museums & Galleries, Glasgow Museums, Manchester City Galleries, National Museums Liverpool and Southampton City Art Gallery. She found her subjects mainly in and around London, in the West Country, Brittany and the south of France. In 1932 she married the 7th Viscount Harberton. Fairlie Harmar lived in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea for many years. @ Grant Waters