Mariquita Jenny Moberly

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Mariquita Jenny Moberly
Born Mariquita Jenny Phillips
Deptford, London, England
Died 1 November 1937
Mitcham, Surrey, England[1]
Known for Painting
Spouse(s) Herbert Guy Moberly[2]
The Duet
Fisherman Repairing Nets

Mariquita Jenny Moberly RI BWS NSA (born Mariquita Jenny Phillips,[3] Deptford, London,[3] in 1855; died 1 November 1937[4]) was an English artist, working in oil[5] and watercolour.[6]

She studied in Germany and under Carolus-Duran in Paris. She exhibited at the Royal Academy and the New Watercolour Society She lived in Epsom, and later Mitcham.[6]

In March 2013, a number of her watercolour paintings, in private possession, of a variety of subjects, were shown in the BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow.[6] These included a 1918 self-portrait and a picture of a dog that reputedly belong to Ernest Shackleton, along with photographs of her paintings of dogs known to be his.[6]

Her works are in a number of public collections, including The Secret Path in the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum.[7]


  1. ^ "Deaths". The Times. London, England. 2 November 1937. p. 1. Moberly.—On Monday, Nov. 1, 1937, at Ravensbury Gardens, Morden Road, Mitcham, Surrey, Mariquita Jenny, widow of Herbert Guy Moberly, aged 82. 
  2. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved May 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Wright, Christopher; Catherine May Gordon; Mary Peskett Smith (2006). British and Irish Paintings in Public Collections: An Index of British and Irish Oil Paintings by Artists Born Before 1870 in Public and Institutional Collections in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Yale University Press. p. 569. ISBN 0300117302. 
  4. ^ "Mariquita Jenny Moberly". BBC Your Paintings website. BBC. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best Friends". Leighton Fine Art. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Chatham Historic Dockyard". Antiques Roadshow. Series 35. Episode 16. 2013-03-24. BBC. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  7. ^ "The Secret Path". Your Paintings. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 

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