Richmond, Dorothy Kate (1861–1935)

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Richmond, Dorothy Kate (1861–1935)

New Zealand artist and art teacher. Born Sept 12, 1861, at Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand; died on April 16, 1935, in Wellington; dau. of James Crowe Richmond (politician) and Mary (Smith) Richmond.

Attended Bedford College for women in London and Slade School of Fine Art (late 1870s); gained Slade scholarship (1880); appointed art mistress at Nelson College for Girls (1883); became artist member of New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts (1890); leased studio with Frances Hodgkins in Wellington, and taught private pupils (early 1900s); held classes at Fitzherbert Terrace School (1920).

See also Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 3).

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