Helen Wingate (1886-1954)
Helen Ainslie Wingate (1886-1954) was born in Muthill, Perthshire. She was the daughter of Sir Charles Lawton Wingate, President of the Royal Scottish Academy. She lived in Edinburgh and mostly likely studied at the Royal Academy Schools. She worked in oils and watercolours and painted landscapes, seascapes and portraits. After marriage her name was Helen Ainslie Thornton but she continued to paint under her maiden name.
She exhibited at The Royal Scottish Academy 25, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 11, Glasgow Institute of Fine art 10 and Walker Gallery Liverpool 4.