An associate of Rennie Mackintosh, Ann Macbeth was famous for her work in the Glasgow School of Art, as well as her part in the Suffragette movement. Moving to Patterdale in 1920, she continued to produce textile and ceramic art until her death in 1948.

Consigned by the descendants of Sarah Albright of Deepdale who knew Ann Macbeth, this stunning example didn’t disappoint.

A watercolour and gouache, a portrait in the Art Nouveau style of a young lady on a river bank, signed in pencil and dated 1912, inscribed ‘To Jean’ proved popular with every platform, the internet sweeping aside the competition at £3,300!


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