Lota Bowen

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Lota Bowen (1872–1935) was a British painter.[1] She was a member of the Society of Women Artists (and its sometime president), the Society of Painters in Tempera, and the 91 Art Club, a Chelsea club for women artists. Born in Armley, Yorkshire, she studied in Ludovici's studio London; later in Rome under Santoro and in the night classes of the Circolo Artistico. Her pictures are principally landscapes and mainly in private collections. Among the most noted are: On the Venetian Lagoons; Old Stone Pines, Lido, Venice; Evening on Lake Lugano; Evening Glow Dolomites; The Old Bird Fancier; and Moonrise on Crowborough, Sussex; all exhibited at the Royal Academy. She also painted portraits and figure subjects and was noted for her "broad swinging brush and great love of 'tone'".[2]


  1. ^ Charles Baile de Laperrière. The Society of Women Artists Exhibitors 1855-1996: Vol.1 A-D, Hilmarton Manor Press, 1997, ISBN 0-904722-26-0 ISBN 978-0904722260
  2. ^ Clara Erskine Clement. Women in the Fine Arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century AD. Echo Library, 2007, ISBN 1-4068-4630-9 ISBN 978-1406846300