Noel Laura Nisbet (1887-1956)

Noel Laura Nisbet (1887-1956) was a painter and illustrator, whose work is often often highly decorative. Nisbet was born at Harrow, Middlesex and lived in London and Berkshire. Nisbet was the daughter of the painter and writer Hume Nisbet, and she married the artist Harry Bush. Nisbet studied at Royal College of Art, where she won three gold medals and the Princess of Wales’ Scholarship, established in 1863 to reward the most distinguished female art student in the United Kingdom. She exhibited 25 paintings at the Royal Academy London, 63 at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, 13 at the Royal Institute of Oil Painters,10 at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool as well as in the provinces and abroad. Newport Museum and Art Gallery holds her work. She also illustrated a number of books, including several of Russian fairy tales.
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