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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

SHERWOOD, Maud Winifred née Kimbell 1880–1956

SHERWOOD, Maud Winifred née Kimbell 1880–1956

Probably born in Dunedin but family moved to Wellington: studied Wellington Technical College under Nairn. To Europe 1912 to study in Paris then to Sydney, returning to New Zealand 1924 and teaching at Wellington Technical College. 1925 went once more to Europe, painting in Italy, France, Spain and North Africa. 1933 settled in Sydney, and was written of as one of the leading women artists, her work “vigorous and broad, with a good sense of design”. She made pencil drawings and lino-cuts as well as the watercolours she was known for. Exhibited with NZ Academy of Fine Arts, Wtn as Maud Kimbell 1899–1906, 1908, 1911–14. Exhibited with RA and Paris Salon and in major Australian exhibitions. Work included in the Exhibition of Australian Art London 1923, and Centennal Ex Wtn 1940. Represented: major New Zealand galleries, Sarjeant, and major Australian galleries.