Elinor Proby ADAMS

Elinor Proby ADAMS
Listed as E Adams

Elinor was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, the only child of the chemist Henry G Adams and Clara E Adams.  She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art. In 1891 she lived in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, but by 1901 was living with her family in Bedford, Bedfordshire. In The Year's Art (1917) she gives a sending-in address in Coulsdon, Surrey, and lists an exhibition at the Walker, Liverpool. In the first year's exhibition programme of the Newlyn Art Gallery when it re-opened after WWI, this artist exhibited an untitled painting (1921, summer exhibition). Latterly she lived at Sevenoaks, Kent. No definite connections with Cornwall otherwise known.

See http://www.suffolkpainters.co.uk


Painter, teacher and writer

works and access

Works include: Mammon (illustrated in The Slade, 1908)


NAG Summer Exhibition 1921; LI; NEAC; RA; GOU & numerous others (J & G)


Census Returns 1891, 1901(GRO)

Buckman (2006) Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall

Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists;

 NAG Exhibition records

The Year's Art