Joan Eardley

1921–1963

Joan Eardley, 'Salmon Net Posts' c.1961–62
Salmon Net Posts c.1961–62
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Biography

Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley (18 May 1921 – 16 August 1963) was a British artist noted for her portraiture of street children in Glasgow and for her landscapes of the fishing village of Catterline and surroundings on the North-East coast of Scotland. One of Scotland's most enduringly popular artists, her career was tragically cut short by breast cancer.

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