Madeline Rachel Wells (1879-1959)

Madeline Rachel Wells, R.B.A. (1879-1959). Born in India, Madeline Wells studied at Westminster Art School under William Mouat Loudan, and at the London School of Art under Sir Frank Brangwyn. She married the artist Robert Douglas Wells (1875-1963) who specialised in landscape and still life painting. They lived in London at St. Albans Studios in Kensington. Madeline Wells became a member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1915 and was elected a member of the Society of Women Artists in 1923. She exhibited widely over a period of more than thirty years. 

Exhibited: Grosvenor Gallery 6, Goupil Gallery 14, International Society 11, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 3, London Salon  2, Royal Academy 3 (1931-1943), Royal Society of British Artists 110, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 7, Royal Institute of Oil Painters 1, Society of Women Artists 34.