MacLagan, Dorothea Frances

(1895 – 1982)

An Allegory: Truth and Beauty Comforting Each Other, c.1920


SKU: 8451

Oil on canvas

Height: 45cm
Width: 29.8cm

1 in stock


The Artist’s Studio

Exhibited: Art, Faith & Modernity (2019), The Worshipful Company of Mercers, London

Literature:  Art, Faith & Modernity, Liss Llewellyn, cat. 91, page 128.

Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.355.

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MacLagan, Dorothea Frances

1895 – 1982

Painter, born Dorothea Blake in Greenock, Renfrewshire. She attended the Byam Shaw and Vicat Cole School of Art, 1914-17 and the RA Schools, 1917-22, winning silver and bronze medals at the latter. Married to the painter Philip Maclagan, she exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, RA, NEAC, ROI and held a solo exhibition at Dartington Hall, Devon in 1975.


Dorothea Frances MacLagan
An Allegory: Truth and Beauty Comforting Each Other, c.1920
Dorothea Frances MacLagan
The Angel of Revelation, c.1925