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Martha Darley Mutrie (1824-1885)

Martha Darley Mutrie (1824-1885)

Still Life with Poppies, Peaches, Plums and other Flowers

inscribed 'M Mutrie' on the reverse; pencil and watercolour with touches of white heightening and scratching out
7 3/4 x 10 3/4in. (197 x 273mm.)

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Mutrie studied under George Wallis at the Manchester School of Design. She exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1853-1884 and at the British Institute and New Water Colour Society from 1853-1878. She was the sister of Miss Annie Feray Mutrie, and the work of both sisters was admired by Ruskin for its truthfulness

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