Elinor Proby ADAMS

1885—1945

Elinor was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, the only child of the chemist Henry G Adams and Clara E Adams.  She studied at the Slade School of Fine Art. In 1891 she lived in Market Harborough, Suffolk, but by 1901 was living with her family in Bedford, Bedfordshire. In The Year's Art (1917) she gives a sending-in address in Coulsdon, Surrey, and lists an exhibition at the Walker, Liverpool. In the first year's exhibition programme of the Newlyn Art Gallery when it re-opened after WWI, this artist exhibited an untitled painting (1921, summer exhibition). Latterly she lived at Sevenoaks, Kent. No definite connections with Cornwall otherwise known.

See http://www.suffolkpainters.co.uk