Born: 1895, Galashiels, Scotland. Died: 1965.
From 1913 Anne Redpath studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Moray House Training College for Teachers, qualifying as an art teacher in 1917. In 1919 she won a travelling scholarship to Belgium, France and Italy. Upon her marriage in 1920 she moved to France, painting little.
She returned to Edinburgh in 1934 and recommenced her career. She exhibited there in solo and group shows and then had her first solo exhibition at the Lefevre Gallery in London in 1952. In 1954 she was the first woman painter to be elected an Academician in Scotland.
In her later years she travelled in Portugal, Spain, Italy and the Canary Islands. The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh which holds her work, curated a major retrospective in 1996-97.
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