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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

HUGHES, Eleanor RI née Waymouth b.1882

HUGHES, Eleanor RI née Waymouth b.1882

Born Christchurch: studied under C. N. Worsley c.1901–03. In 1904 page 134 went to England and studied under Stanhope Forbes RI, ROI. In 1910 married the English artist R. M. Hughes and went to live in Lamorna, Penzance in 1911, in London 1914, and in 1915 settled down in St Buryan, Cornwall. In 1933 she was elected member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. Was mainly a water-colourist but also did some etching. In 1935 Fisher & Son of Christchurch held an exhibition of her work; in 1938 she was still exhibiting. Exhibited: CSA 1902–08 as Miss E. W. Waymouth; from 1912 as Mrs Hughes. Represented: NAG, McDougall.