Mrs Cecilia ELWES
Cecilia Forsyth or Forsythe, Mrs Elwes
Elwes studied with both Stanhope FORBES and Samuel John Lamorna BIRCH, and in Switzerland. She exhibited work at Newlyn Art Gallery in 1909 under the name of C FORSYTHE, and was reported in the Cornish Telegraph (25 March 1909) as 'Mr'.
In 1932 she wrote Flower Painting in Water-colour. Her addresses were in Bournemouth and later as a resident in Oxford.
Flower painter in oil and watercolour
works and access
Works include: author of book Flower Painting in Water-colour (1932)
ROI; RI; RSA; SWA
Buckman (2006) Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945
Graves British Artists 1880-1940
Green (2002) Posing the Model
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall
Johnson & Gruetzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists;