Winifred Austen paintings for sale
Winifred Austen, RI, RE (1876-1964)
Winifred Austen Signed £380
Mallard Rising Etching 11"x 9" £400 Signed
Shelduck Etching 17"x16" £420 signed
Partridge Rising Etching 8"x10" £340 signed
Winifred Maria Louise Austen (1876 -1964) was an illustrator, painter, etcher and aquatint engraver. Born in Ramsgate, Kent, in 1876. She was a student of Mrs. Jopling-Rowe and Mr. C. E. Swan. Austen was a member of the Society of Women Artists, London.
Her favourite subjects were wild animals, and she was successful in the illustration of books. At the Royal Academy in 1903, she exhibited "The Day of Reckoning.. Austen was described as having great talent with the rare gift of sympathy for the animal world.