Frances MACDONALD b. 1914
Landscape painter, particularly of scenes in Wales and the South of France. Born 12 April 1914 at Wallasey, Cheshire; her great-grandfather was a portrait painter in Dublin. Studied at Wallasey School of Art 1930–4 and the R.C.A. under Sir William Rothenstein and Barnett Freedman 1934–8. Official War Artist 1940–6. First one-man exhibition at Wildenstein's 1947; has also exhibited at the Alfred Brod Gallery. Married to Leonard Appelbee.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II