Slade School of Art


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Characters Pat Barker
The story begins with the ambitions and emotional entanglements of a small group of Slade School of Art students (two men, Paul Tarrant and the precocious success Kit Neville, and one strikingly talented woman, Elinor...
Education Frances Colenso
She also attended the Slade School of Art .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
under Harriette Emily Colenso
Education Clemence Dane
As a teenager, CD wrote later, she suffered much in dancing-classes and wore her prejudice against dance like armour in [her] first battles with the world.
Dane, Clemence. London Has a Garden. Michael Joseph, 1964.
On her return from Geneva she began the...
Education Ella D'Arcy
EDA was educated in London in a convent school. She also spent educational time in Germany and France,
Snodgrass, Chris. Ella D’Arcy. pp. 1 - 3.
and lived for a while in the Channel Islands, which became the setting for...
Education Kate Greenaway
From an early age, KG showed artistic promise, and her father encouraged her artistic inclinations. At the age of twelve, she began taking classes at Finsbury School of Art , and she studied there for...
Education Marjorie Bowen
MB attended the Slade School of Art in London, but this exciting prospect quickly turned sour. Her artwork and illustrations were not taken seriously by the professors there, and she was seen as having...
Education Lucas Malet
She later attended the Slade School of Art (where she was taught by Edward Poynter ) and at University College , London.
Who Was Who. A. and C. Black, 1897.
Education Nancy Mitford
NM enrolled in an art course at the Slade in London but left after a single month.
Hastings, Selina. Nancy Mitford: A Biography. Hamish Hamilton, 1985.
Mitford, Nancy. “Critical Materials”. Love from Nancy: The Letters of Nancy Mitford, edited by Charlotte Mosley, Hodder and Stoughton, 1993, p. various pages.
Education Dorothy Brett
DB attended the Slade School of Art , where she formed close friendships with Mark Gertler and Dora Carrington .
Hignett, Sean. Brett. Franklin Watts, 1985.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Education Carola Oman
Her home teaching was not all literary. For her tenth birthday she was given riding lessons, and soon progressed to riding astride (with a long astride habit to conceal this fact) and jumping. Her father...
Education Berta Ruck
BR studied art first at Lambeth School of Art, then, on a London County Council scholarship, at the Slade School of Art in London, where she was taught by Henry Tonks . She then...
Education Joanna Cannan
JC attended Miss Batty's and Miss Lee's School in Oxford (an institution better known by its later name of Wychwood School ). Shortly before the outbreak of the First World War, she spent some time...
Education Dora Carrington
DC attended the Slade School of Fine Art .
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray, 1989.
Education Julia Strachey
JS studied Commercial Art at the Slade School of Fine Art in London.
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
Family and Intimate relationships Isabella Ormston Ford
Emily, born five years ahead of Isabella in 1850, attended the Slade School of Art in the late 1870s and became a painter well-known in the Leeds community. Like IOF , she also became a...


2 October 1871
The Slade School of Art was inaugurated as part of University College, London; the school was open to male and female students.
Both entry scholarships to the Slade School of Art were awarded to female applicants.