Dorothea Landau (Biographical details)

Dorothea Landau (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; British; Female; 1881 - 1941)

Also known as

Landau, Dorothea; da Fano, Dorothea Natalie Sophia

Biography

Painter, draughtsman and scuptor. Born in London and educated privately. A pupil of the painter Edward Robert Hughes (1851-1914). Worked in London as a portrait painter, her sitters included: Rossetti and Alice Maynard. Exhibited with the New English Art Club from 1910, the Royal Academy, 1909-25, Royal Society of British Artists (of which she was elected associate), Society of Graphic Artists (elected member) and the Royal Insttute of Oil Painters in 1904. She married C Da Fano MD LD. Her paintings are held by the Laing Gallery, Tyne and Wear.

Bibliography

'Paintings and Drawings by Dorothea Landau', Dudley Gallery, 1913