Mabel Mary SPANTON

Mabel Mary SPANTON

Born at Hanley, Staffs, she studied at the Hanley School of Art before coming to the FORBES SCHOOL (1926-7). Subsequently, she lived abroad periodically and at Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, exhibiting widely. She showed a selections of baskets in the Pictures & Crafts Exhibition at Newlyn in the Summer Exhibition of 1928.


Landscape artist in watercolour; basket craftworker


NAG (as SPANTON M) December 1926 (Craft section), July-September 1928 (Baskets); Between 1921-1940 she exhibited widely:  GOU; RA; RHA; RI; RSA; RSW; SWA; B


The Cornishman 8 Dec 1926

I Green in Hardie 2009 Artists in Newlyn & West Cornwall p80

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p271)

NAG Exhibition Programme of Pictures & Crafts, July-September 1928