New English Art Club

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Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Brett
Whilst studying at the Slade, Brett was pursued by her instructor Frederick Brown (co-founder of the New English Art Club ). After her graduation she brought Brown along to the Roman Camp to meet her...
Family and Intimate relationships Christopher St John
Atwood, who had been exhibiting her paintings since 1893, trained at the Slade School and was a member of the New English Art Club . During World War I she was one of the few...
Family and Intimate relationships Rosamund Marriott Watson
A heavily pregnant RMW (then Armytage) married her second husband, Arthur Graham Tomson , a painter and member of the New English Art Club , with whom she had already been living.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Dorothy Brett
After graduating from the Slade School of Art, DB became a professional artist. Her most famous early exhibition piece was War Widows, painted in 1916, in which a crowd of black-clad pregnant women take...
Occupation Nina Hamnett
An Omega still-life show exemplified the greater recognition NH received this year for her art. She exhibited widely, showing drawings, still lifes and portraits with the Friday Club , the London Group and the New English Art Club
Occupation Nina Hamnett
About one subject, her work, NH did become more serious over the course of the war. Not only had she renewed her passion for drawing (painting supplies were then too expensive), but she had also...

Timeline

1886
The New English Art Club was founded in London.
1911
The Camden Town Group , a group of experimental Post-Impressionist British painters influenced by the work of Walter Sickert , was formed; it excluded women from its membership of sixteen.