Mariquita Jenny Moberly Animal Painting - 'An Interruption', An elegant lady with her Highland Terrier
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Mariquita Jenny Moberly
'An Interruption', An elegant lady with her Highland Terrier



Mariquita Jenny Moberly RI (née Phillips, 1855–1937) was an English artist, working in oil and watercolour. She was born on 2 November 1855 to John Phillips and Jane Atkins Phillips in Deptford, Lewisham, London.Her name, mariquita, (literally, "Little Mary") means ladybird in Spanish. She studied in Germany and under Carolus-Duran in Paris. She exhibited at the Royal Academy and the New Watercolour Society. In March 2013, a number of her watercolour paintings, in private possession, of a variety of subjects, were shown in the BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow. These included a 1918 self-portrait and a picture of a dog that reputedly belonged to Ernest Shackleton, along with photographs of her paintings of dogs known to be his. Her works are in a number of public collections, including The Secret Path in the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. She died in Mitcham, Surrey, on 1 November 1937, one day before her 82nd birthday


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    Mariquita Jenny Moberly (1855 - 1937, British)
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    H 36 in. x W 28 in.H 91.44 cm x W 71.12 cm
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    Stafford, GB
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