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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

COLLIER, Edith Marion 1885–1964

COLLIER, Edith Marion 1885–1964

Born Wanganui of very musical early colonial family; studied Wanganui Girls' College. 1912 went to England to study; lived and worked in London, Cornwall, Cotswalds, Manchester and the south of Ireland; was a pupil at some time of Frances Hodgkins. Exhibited with Society of Women Painters. Returned to New Zealand end of 1921, lived in Wanganui. Had one-woman exhibitions at NZ Academy and Sarjeant. Work includes fine portraits in charcoal and oil and New Zealand landscapes mainly of Marton, King Country and Kawhia. Represented: Turnbull, Sarjeant, NAG.