Adelaide Elizabeth Perry
PERRY, ADELAIDE ELIZABETH (1891-1973), painter, printmaker and teacher, was born on 23 June 1891 at Beechworth, Victoria, second daughter of Richard Hull Perry (d.1896), solicitor, and his wife Eliza Adelaide, née Reardon, both Victorian born. After Richard's death, Eliza moved with her family to Melbourne. Adelaide attended a private school at Brighton Beach until her mother remarried and they went to Dunedin, New Zealand. Miss Perry returned to Melbourne in 1914 to study at the National Gallery schools under Bernard Hall and Frederick McCubbin. She exhibited with the Victorian Artists Society. Awarded the National Gallery of Victoria travelling scholarship in 1920, she left for Europe next year to study in Paris and at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. She came under the influence of Charles Sims, Walter Sickert, Gerald Kelly and Ernest Jackson; according to Perry 'they taught me all the art I know'.
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