Edna Ginesi

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Edna Ginesi
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Edna Ginesi c.1926-7
Born1902 (1902)
Leeds, United Kingdom
Died2000 (aged 97–98)
NationalityBritish
EducationLeeds College of Art, Royal College of Art
Known forPainting
Spouse(s)Raymond Coxon

Edna Ginesi (1902–2000) was a British artist of distant Italian ancestry.[1]

Ginesi was born in Leeds and studied at the Leeds College of Art and then the Royal College of Art. In 1924 she won a travelling scholarship and visited France, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands.[2] From 1929 she exhibited with the London Group and in 1933 became a member. Her first solo exhibition was in 1932 at the Zwemmer Gallery. In 1930 she became a member of the Twenties Group, founded by Lucy Wertheim.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parkin, Michael (18 February 1997). "Obituary: Raymond Coxon". The Independent. Retrieved 2011-08-25.
  2. ^ Frances Spalding (1990). 20th Century Painters and Sculptors. Antique Collectors' Club. ISBN 1 85149 106 6.
  3. ^ Chris Stephens, "Edna Ginesi", Tate, 1998