Tyra de KLEEN

Miss Tyra de KLEEN
also found as TYRAKLEEN
fl 1913

Noted as 'a young Swedish artist who has gained fame for her black and white studies', a show of her work at the V&A, London  in 1923 related to religious symbolism and Balinese images. Hailing from Stockholm, where she was active between 1900-30, de Kleen was introduced in St Ives to STIAC by the artist Robert Langley HUTTON.


Painter in watercolours; traveller


St Ives March 1913 (Black and white studies)


St Ives Times 28 Mar 1913

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p333)

Mallett's Index

Whybrow (1994) St Ives (1911-1920 list, p 218 and 1921-39 list, p 220)