Hilda FEARON 1878–1917
Painter of landscape and figure subjects. Born 14 September 1878 at Banstead, Surrey. Began drawing and modelling while still at school and drew Greek sculpture at the British Museum. Studied in Dresden under Robert H. Sterl 1897–9, at the Slade School 1899–1904 and later under Algernon Talmage at St Ives. Exhibited at the R.A. 1908–17, at the Paris Salon and at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1914. Died in London 2 June 1917.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I