Artist biography

Louise PICKARD 1865–1928

Painter of still life, landscape and portraits. Born 12 December 1865 at Hull. Studied at an art school run by Herkomer's sister c. 1895–8, at the Slade School 1898–1900 and in Paris, including a course in sculpture under O. Waldmann 1901–2. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1909 (member 1923), at the International Society from 1911 and at the R.A. from 1917. One-man exhibition with Ginner and Ethel Walker at the Goupil Gallery 1924. Lived mainly at Cheyne Walk, London, being one of the group of women painters dubbed by Steer the ‘Cheyne Walkers’. Died 6 June 1928 in London. Memorial exhibition arranged by the Redfern Gallery at the Alpine Club Gallery 1928.

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