Friday, 14 June 2019

789) Phoebe Anna Traquair

Phoebe Anna Traquair (born Phoebe Anna Moss, 1852 – 1936). Irish-born artist, who achieved international recognition for her role in the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland, as an illustrator, painter and embroiderer. Her works included large-scale murals, embroidery, enamel jewellery and book illuminations. In 1920 she became the first woman elected to the Royal Scottish Academy.

- "By all accounts she was a feisty red headed Irish woman, but five foot tall and full of creative energy."…/the-wise-and-fooli…/

- "Traquair herself had red hair, and the red hair became almost a trademark of her work."…/postcard-from-scotland-the-em…/

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