Hay, Enid by Scholes, Robert

Enid Hay She was known as a painter of flowers but also worked in landscape painting. The “poetry and mystery” of her work was praised in of July 28, 1910 , which probably referredto a landscape or interior. She was married to , an artist associated with the London Group. Her active dates as an artist were 1900-1911. The New Age (NA 7.13:307) James Hamilton Hay The following information comes from lissfineart.com Primarily a flower painter, Hay exhibited at the Baillie Gallery, London, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and at the London Salon. She was the daughter of Sir William Rutherford MP, the Lord Mayor of Liverpool 1902-3, and studied at the Liverpool School of Art. She married in 1907 the artist James Hamilton Hay who was associated with the Camden Town Group. His portrait of her, The Lady with the Japanese gown – portrait of Miss Enid Rutherford, 1907, is in the collection of the Walker Art Gallery. Enid Hay’s work is held in the Government Art Collection. She painted in a broadly handled, richly textured pointillist technique.

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