Laura Muntz Lyall R.C.A.

Portrait of a Young Woman

watercolour and gouache on paper board
12x10.75 in.

Private estate, Ontario
Sale of Heffel Fine Art Auction House, Thursday, May 31, 2012, lot 553;
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…