WATERHOUSE, Alice (née)
26 August 1876
1 September 1966
Australia from childhood; England 1898-99
Artist (painter) | Artist (water-colouristist) | Carver | Decorative / design artist | Drawer | Painter | Printmaker
wood (mother of Lucy NEWELL?). Worked: Australia (VIC). Linocuts
Alice Newell (nee Waterhouse) was born in Surbiton (an outer London suburb) on 26 August 1876. Her family moved to Australia when she was a child and she lstudied art in Bendigo with Arthur T. Woodward. She continued her studies at South Kensington school (London) 1898-99. During her marriage in 1903 untill 1927, she had little time for artistic work. In the year after her children had grown up that she studied linoct printing and design with Frances Derham. Her linocuts are in the Japanese manner, the ink being brushed onto the block. Alice Newell died at Kyneton, Victoria on1 September 1966.
Roger Butler, Melbourne & linocts of the 1920s & 30s, Ballarat: Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, 1981