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Eileen Mayo

We buy Eileen Mayo Paintings and Original Signed Prints.
How to sell your Eileen Mayo pictures


We can help you to sell Eileen Mayo original artwork with a free valuation. We are interested in purchasing original linocut prints and paintings by Eileen Mayo. Clients in the U.K., Europe, USA and worldwide regularly sell Eileen Mayo artwork to us. We offer a discreet, reliable service with swift payment avoiding 50% auction vale fees taken between buyer and seller.

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Many of our clients are looking to avoid the high cost of selling items at auction and so find selling to our specialist gallery a more favourable option.

Biography – Eileen Mayo [1906-1994]

Eileen Mayo was born in Norwich in 1906. She studied art at the Slade School in London and the Chelsea Polytechnic under Henry Moore.

She was taught linocut printing by Claude Flight at  the Grosvenor School of Modern Art, while working as a life model, and then exhibited at the Redfern Gallery Exhibition of British Linocuts.

Mayo undertook further study when she moved to Paris in 1940 and attended Academie Montmartre under Fernand Leger. After this she taught at Saint Martins School of Art and also the Sir John Cass College in London.

She is also know for her appearance in paintings by Laura Knight, Bernard Meninsky, Duncan Grant and Dod Proctor as a model.

In 1952 Eileen Mayo emigrated to Australia where she taught at the National Art School in Sydney. She went on to become a founder member of Sydney printmakers. In the late 1950’s she designed a one shilling stamp of a platypus for Australia Post.

In the early 1960’s she moved to New Zealand and from 1965-1972 taught at the University of Canterbury. She again designed stamps including moths and fish for the New Zealand Post Office.

During her life she wrote and illustrated many books including “Shells and How They Live”  and  “The Story of Living Things and their Evolution”.

In 1994 she became a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

What did Eileen Mayo paint?

She painted a wide range of subject including animals and birds.

How did she sign his works?

Signs work ‘Eileen Mayo’.

Did Eileen Mayo work in other media?

She worked in oil, watercolour, woodcuts, silkscreen, linocuts, pencil and posters.

Did she make prints?

She produced linocuts, silkscreens, lithographs and woodcuts.

Where did Eileen Mayo sell?

She sold direct, at art dealers and exhibitions. We have seen gallery labels and providence from auction houses including Bonhams, Sothebys and Christies.


She exhibited at the Redfern Gallery in London, Society of Wood Engravers, Royal Academy and the Royal Society of British Artists.

Please find below a list of Eileen Mayo prints we may me interested to purchase:

A Garden Enclosed
Black Swans
Bread and Wine
Cat in a Cherry Tree
Cat in the Sun
Cats in the Trees
Children with Umbrella
Doric Dairy
Early Morning
Future Harvest
Gently Floating Forms
Ginger Cat
Girl with Cat
Homage to Pierre Finch Martineau Burrows
Hunpback and Bottlenose
Ice Cream Cart
La Chatte
Late Harvest
Le Milieu Divin
Mantis in the Sun
Moon and Sunflower
Mother and Son
Moths on the Window
Musk Duck
New Year

Pigeon In Winter
Prowling Cat
Quiet Afternoon
Rain off the Hills
Rain, Coal and Wood
Scherzo II
Sea Holly
Sleepy Cat
Spanish Kitchen
Spring Morning
Springing Fern
Summer Evening
Summer’s End
Sun and Earth
The Beginning and the End
The Doves
The Squirrel
The Toilet
The Tree Strawberry
Town Belt
Turkish Bath
Victorian Jug
Water Carrier
White Cat and Poppies
Winter Sleep
Woman and Siamese Cat
Wounded Bird
Young Sunflowers

Related artists : Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews and Cyril Power.

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Eileen Mayo, Stoat

Original Drawing

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Eileen Mayo, Sleepy Cat

Original Signed woodcut

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Eileen Mayo, Squirrel

Original signed woodcut

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Eileen Mayo, Prowling Cat

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