Laura Muntz Lyall R.C.A.

Portrait of a Child, 1902

watercolour on paper board
11x9.25 in.

signed and dated upper left

Private collection, Montreal;
Sale of Heffel Fine Art, February 23, 2012, lot 44
Private collection, Toronto

1860-1930 Laura Adeline Muntz Lyall came to Canada as a child and settled on a farm in Muskoka. She began her formal art training at 23, studying privately with J.W.L. Forster, and she became a school teacher in Hamilton. In 1887 she studied at South Kensington, and later in Paris…