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Margaret Wrightson (1877-1976)   BIOGRAPHY

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Mechanic, Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, 1917
Unmounted (ref: 5352)
Signed and dated 1917
Bronze Sculpture on a marble plinth - 10" high- Signed & Dated 1917.

 


Exhibited: Royal Academy 1919, No. 1567 (Suggestion for a War Memorial)

Wrightson exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Society of Women Artists from 1906.  Her public sculptures are a small figure of St. George on the war memorial at Cramlington, Northumberland (1922) and the statue of a boy commemorating Charles Lamb (1928) in the gardens of the Inner Temple in the City of London.  



Margaret Wrightson (1877-1976)

Margaret Wrightson  lived and worked in a studio in Bedford Gardens London. She was one of nine children of Sir Thomas and Elizabeth Wrightson. She never married.

She exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Society of Women Artists from 1906.  

Her public sculptures are a small figure of St. George on the war memorial at Cramlington, Northumberland (1922) and the statue of a boy commemorating Charles Lamb (1928) in the gardens of the Inner Temple in the City of London.  


We are grateful to Juliet Wrightson for assistance.

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