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Cecile Walton
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 29th of March 1891
Died on 23rd of April 1956

Born 1891. Died 1956 - Scottish artist and illustrator.


Studied in Paris, Florence and Edinburgh. Achieved major success as painter in oils. Illustrated books, interest in theatre décor and organised Scottish Children’s Hour for BBC. First woman painter to receive the Royal Scottish Academy’s Guthrie award.

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