Margaret BIRD

Margaret BIRD
Mrs Innes

Born in Muswell Hill, London (30 March,1864 GRO), she studied at the Slade School before briefly attending the Academie Julian in Paris in 1889. She was recorded as a Newlyn resident in the 1891 Census, living at Church Lane, Mount Vernon, and exhibited at the Dowdeswell Exhibition of 1892 with the Cornish painters.

In Newlyn she shared a studio with another woman artist, Amy ATKINSON, but also continued to exhibit from her home in Haywards Heath, Sussex. She died in Cambridge on 11 September, 1948, age 84 (GRO).


Painter of genre

works and access

Works include: The Song of the Shirt (1891); Orphans (1892); Washing Day, Newlyn


B (1); L; RA (3); RBA; RBSA; SS

Dowdeswells 1892


Bednar (3rd edition)


Dowdeswells Exhibition catalogue (See Hardie 2009 pp51-2)

Green (1995)  Artists at Home

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and St Ives

Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists

 Wortley, Messums Gallery catalogue (Studio Fine Art Publications);