MARIAN EMMA CHASE RI (1844-1905)
Wild Flowers (England, c.1870)
Watercolour on paper
Signed Marian Chase lower left
Description / Expertise
A London painter and watercolour painter of still life and in particular flowers and birds, Marian Chase was the daughter and pupil of John Chase who was himself a pupil of John Constable. She exhibited frequently at the New Watercolour Society and also at the Royal Academy and Dudley Gallery. She also studied with Miss Margaret Gillies and her work was admired and encouraged by Henry Warren, George William Mote, Edward Henry Wehnert and others. She was elected a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours in 1875. A painting by her of roses is now held by The Aberdeen Art Gallery.