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BAILEY, Gwendolyn

Fredericton, New Brunswick, 1883
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Biography synopsis
Gwendolyn Bailey was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1883. She was a largely self-taught painter, taking instruction only in her later years. Her subjects at the time of a show in the Harriet Irving Library (1974) were floral and included such works as "Petunia", "White Trilliums and Bleeding Heart" and "Bluebells". She also worked in textiles. The date of her death is unknown.
Fredericton Society of Artists
File & Archive locations
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC

Writings about
University of New Brunswick. Flower Paintings by Mrs. Gwendolyn Bailey. Fredericton, New Brunswick: Harriet Irving Library, 1974.

Full text pdfs of exhibition reviews
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, March 10, 1923) Hector Charlesworth.  "The O.S.A. Exhibition. Jazz by the New School; but Some Works of Real Appeal."  Toronto Saturday Night  March 24, 1923.  p.3.   Full-text pdf

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