Winifred BURNE

Miss Winifred BURNE
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Born in Birkenhead, the daughter of an actuary, her training was at Birkenhead School of Art, Liverpool School of Architecture and Munich Kunstlerinnen Verein. She also studied under Hermann Groeber at Munich. In addition to oils and watercolours, she also produced lithographs and block prints.

Her first local exhibit was in 1899, and she appears to have moved to Carbis Bay in 1914 but there is no mention of her work in the St Ives Times until 1920.  In 1924 at St Ives Show Day she exhibited 'effective' pictures of Sennen, Carbis Bay and Conway, and also A Woodland  Lane. In 1926 she is recorded as exhibiting at NAG. In Who's Who in Art (1934) she was listed as living at 'Sunset', Porthmeor.


Painter, lithographer and block print artist

works and access

Works include: Building Bathing Houses, Wortsee, Bavaria (1923); A Woodland Lane (1924); Study of Boats (1925); Stiff Breeze at Carthew Point (1925); Summer Heat (1926)


St Ives Dec 1920, Spring Exhibition 1923, Mar 1924

Harris and Sons, Plymouth Cornish Artists Exhibition 1923

Liverpool 1925

Derby 1925

NAG 1926

STISA Occasionally, up to 1929


STISA 1927-c1929 (founder member)


Cornishman 8 Dec 1926

St Ives Times 16 Apr 1920 [from WMN], 23 Mar 1923, 21 Mar 1924

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p158)

Tovey (2003) Creating a Splash;

Who's Who in Art 1934

Whybrow (1994) St Ives;

The Year's Art