Rhoda Holmes Nicholls (1854-1930)
- Rhoda Holmes Nicholls (1854-1930)
- Italian Woman and Child
- Oil and graphite on paper
- 9 x 6 ¾ (window)/16 x13.5 (mat)
- Signed Rhoda Holmes and inscribed Venice at lower right
An artist and educator, Rhoda Holmes Nicholls was born in Coventry, England. She spent her early years in the West Sussex town of Littlehampton where her father served as a parish vicar. An educated man, he received a Master of Arts from Wadham College, Oxford in 1845. Her grandmother, a talented watercolorist, likely encouraged the young Nicholls’s artistic aspirations. She attended the Bloomsbury School of Art in London and later studied at the Kensington Museum.
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