Frances Darlington (1880-1940) is best known in her home county of Yorkshire where her public works of art punctuate the cultural landscape. However, Darlington trained in London with some of the most prominent names in twentieth century British Art (her tutors included Sir George Frampton and Edouard Lanteri) and was contemporary with what has become known as the “Golden Epoch” of the Slade. Despite exhibiting and selling her work worldwide, the story of this remarkable artist was in danger of being lost. Drawing on her own research, family photographs and correspondence her great, great niece has pieced together a life, putting the work of Frances Darlington into a comprehensive historical and biographical context .
About the author:
Louise's first degree was a Scottish Masters from
the University of Glasgow, with Honours in English Literature, including
study of Art History and Medieval History. Louise studied Philosophy for
a year at the University of Leeds, and holds two subsequent Masters degrees
in Fine Art and Curatorial Practice from the University of Sunderland.