Dod Procter

1892–1972

Biography

Dod Procter RA (born Doris Margaret Shaw, 1890–1972) was an English artist, and wife of artist Ernest Procter. Her painting, Morning, was bought for public consumption by the Daily Mail in 1927.

Procter and her husband attended art schools in England and in Paris together, where they were both influenced by Impressionism and Post-Impressionism movements. They also worked together at times, sometimes sharing commissions and other times showing their work together in exhibitions. Procter was a lifelong artist, active after the untimely death of her husband in 1935. She was a member of several artists organisations, such as the Newlyn School and became President of St Ives Society of Artists (STISA) in 1966. Her work was exhibited at the Royal Academy on many occasions.

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From Italian term 'verismo', meaning realism in its sense of gritty subject matter

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Dod Procter, recipient: Dame Eileen Mayo Letter from Dod Procter to Eileen Mayo

[c.21 February 1927]