SELL EILEEN MAYO PAINTINGS IN 2019.
We can help you to sell Eileen Mayo original artwork with a free valuation. We are interested in purchasing original 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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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
Bread and Wine
Cat in a Cherry Tree
Cat in the Sun
Cats in the Trees
Children with Umbrella
Gently Floating Forms
Girl with Cat
Homage to Pierre Finch Martineau Burrows
Hunpback and Bottlenose
Ice Cream Cart
Le Milieu Divin
Mantis in the Sun
Moon and Sunflower
Mother and Son
Moths on the Window
Pigeon In Winter
Rain off the Hills
Rain, Coal and Wood
Sun and Earth
The Beginning and the End
The Tree Strawberry
White Cat and Poppies
Woman and Siamese Cat