Mildred Anne Butler

1859-1941 Ireland-Plein-air

 

Brief Biography-Mildred Anne Butler was from Thomaston, Kilkenny, Ireland. She studied in Brussels, Paris and London. She is mainly noted for water colours en plein air. Her first major exhibitions were at the Royal Society of Painters in Water colours and she was made an associate member in 1896. She spent time painting in Cornwall and was linked with the Newlyn School art colony.
In Ireland, she exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy and became a member of the Ulster Academy of Arts in 1930. In 1937, she was made a full member of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours. In her home county of Kilkenny, the Museum of Art was renamed the Butler Gallery as a tribute to her work.

 

 

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A Preliminary
Investigation

A Preliminary Investigation

A Steam
Train

A Steam Train

A Sheltered
Corner

A Sheltered Corner

Ancient
Rubbish

Ancient Rubbish

Artist
Painting

Artist Painting

Collecting
Flowers

Collecting Flowers

The Arch Garden
Kilmurry

The Arch Garden Kilmurry

Dandelions and
Scillas

Dandelions and Scillas

the
Meditation

Meditation

Rocky
Stream

Rocky Stream


Kilmurry

Kilmurry

Snow
Drops

Snow Drops

Girl with a Basket
Walking

Girl with a Basket Walking through an Orchard

The River Nore
at Thomastown

The River Nore at Thomastown

Where the Grass
Grows Green

Where the Grass Grows Green

The Garden
Cart

The Garden Cart

Girl by a
Garden Gate

Girl by a Garden Gate

War
in Mid Air

War in Mid Air

Ewe
and Lambs

Ewe and Lambs

Peacocks
in a Garden

Peacocks in a Garden

The
Doves

The Doves

Chateau
Chillon

Chateau Chillon on Lake Geneva