Julia Beatrice IVIMEY

Mrs Julia Beatrice IVIMEY RI
nee MATTHEWS (confirmed)

A self-taught painter in watercolours who exhibited in London and Paris from 1893, when her sending-in address was Richmond Hill, Richmond, Surrey. From 1904 this changed to Newquay, Cornwall. In 1912 she was elected to the Royal Institute of Painters in Water-Colour (RI), where she exhibited 22 paintings. She also showed work at the RA and Liverpool amongst other venues.

 A painting by her of a woman in the role of Carmen displeased Ezra Pound in April 1918 (Mod Journals Project).  She was the wife of Francis Fairfax IVIMEY, exhibiting at NAG at the same time in 1937.




London and Paris from 1893; NAG 1937


RI 1912 (resigned 1922)


Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall

Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists

NAG exhibition records (WCAA)

Modernist Journals Project: modjourn.brown.edu/Image/MatthewsJB