Artist biography

Lady CLARKE HALL b. 1879

Draughtsman, watercolourist, etcher, lithographer, illustrator and poet. Born 29 June 1879 at Shipbourne, Kent, née Edna Waugh. Studied at the Slade School 1895–9; awarded a scholarship 1897. Married Sir William Clarke Hall 1899. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1901; first one-man exhibition at the Redfern Gallery 1924, including some Egyptian landscapes. Published Poems 1926 and Facets 1930. Made a number of illustrations to Wuthering Heights, but the series was never completed or published. A retrospective exhibition of her drawings was held at Manchester 1939.

Lit: R.H. W[ilenski], Draughtsmen, 1924.


Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I