Dame Eileen Mayo


Art News and Review, ‘‘Self-Portrait’ by Eileen Mayo’ 1951
‘Self-Portrait’ by Eileen Mayo 1951
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Dame Eileen Rosemary Mayo (11 September 1906 – 4 January 1994) was an English-born artist and designer who worked in England, Australia and New Zealand in almost every available medium – drawings, woodcuts, lithographs on stone and tempera, tapestry and silk screening. In addition to being a printmaker, illustrator, calligrapher and muralist, she designed coins, stamps, tapestry and posters, and wrote and illustrated eight books on natural science.

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