Betty Deans (Elizabeth) Paterson (1894-1970) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in 1894, Betty Paterson was a neice of John Ford Paterson and sister of Esther Paterson. She studied at the National Gallery School in Melbourne and was known as a child portraitist, illustrator and cartoonist as well as a singer. Her portraits are represented in overseas collections such as that of the British Royal Family and the Roosevelts. She also donated paintings for fundraising for health and welfare bodies. Betty Paterson died in 1970. Edit or add to this biography

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Child at Piano
Ink and watercolour, 18 x 25.1 cm
Australian Paintings, Prints & Australian Craft, Christies, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings20A$200 N/A
Works on Paper300A$825 N/A

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