Henrietta Rae

British, 1859 - 1928

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A Bacchante  by Henrietta Rae
A Bacchante
A Classical Beauty  by Henrietta Rae
A Classical Beauty
A Reverie  by Henrietta Rae
A Reverie
Apollo and Daphne  by Henrietta Rae
Apollo and Daphne
Apple-Blossom  by Henrietta Rae
Apple-Blossom
Azaleas  by Henrietta Rae
Azaleas
Doubts  by Henrietta Rae
Doubts
Ellen Terry and Henry Irving in Abelard and...  by Henrietta Rae
Ellen Terry and Henry Irving in Abelard and...
Eurydice sinking back to Hades  by Henrietta Rae
Eurydice sinking back to Hades
Flowers Plucked and Cast Aside  by Henrietta Rae
Flowers Plucked and Cast Aside
G. L. Beeforth, Esq  by Henrietta Rae
G. L. Beeforth, Esq
Her Eyes are Homes of Silent Prayer  by Henrietta Rae
Her Eyes are Homes of Silent Prayer
Hylas and the Water Nymphs  by Henrietta Rae
Hylas and the Water Nymphs
In Listening Mood  by Henrietta Rae
In Listening Mood
Isabella  by Henrietta Rae
Isabella
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BIOGRAPHY

Henrietta Rae was the wife of the painter Ernest Normand (married in 1884) and was one of the few female artists to tackle large-scale classical and allegorical subjects. Rae and her husband lived in Holland Park and were neighbours of Lord Leighton.

Rae began to study art at the age of thirteen, and was a pupil at Heatherley's and at the RA Schools. A medallist at the Paris and Chicago Universal Exhibitions. She exhibited from 1881 at the Royal Academy, Grosvenor Gallery, New Gallery and elsewhere. Her principal paintings are 'Ariadne' 1885; 'Ophelia' 1890 (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool); 'Flowers Plucked and Cast Aside' 1892; 'Sir Richard Whittington and his Charities' 1900 (fresco for the Royal Exchange); 'Portrait of Lady Tenterden and Echo' 1906; 'Hylas and the Water Nymphs' 1910.

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