Vesta S SIMMONS

Vesta S SIMMONS
Mrs E E
1863
c fl 1889-90

An overseas British subject, born in Illinois, USA, Vesta Simmons was an artist age 28, with two small children, William (6) and George (4), when living at Halsetown. Her husband was the artist Edward Emerson SIMMONS.

She did exhibit, though not extensively, submitting one figurative subject before 1893 at the GG, and two elsewhere.

media

Painter of figurative subjects

works and access

Works include: Boy with FernsEarly Candle Light

exhibitions

Lanham's August 1889; Dowdeswell (2); G; ROI

references

The Cornishman 1 Aug 1889

Census 1891

Dowdeswell Exhibition catalogue (see Hardie 2009 for repr)

Graves

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p345)

Johnson & Greutzner

Sharf & Wright CEL Green

Whybrow Remembering St Ives;