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Dod Procter

THIS EXHIBITION TOOK PLACE IN 2007 Dod Procter lived in west Cornwall all her life but travelled extensively, including visits to Burma with her husband - the artist Ernest Procter – and, following his death, to Tenerife, the West Indies and Africa. Whether at home or abroad, she painted landscapes, portraits of children and still-lives including delightful flower studies often using blooms picked from her own beloved Newlyn Garden. This major retrospective and its accompanying catalogue will undoubtedly refocus critical attention on her work and ensure that Proctor is once again rightly acclaimed as a truly outstanding British painter. TALKS Tuesday 4 December 6.30-7.30pm (followed by Private View) Djanogly Art Gallery Lecture Theatre Admission Free An illustrated introduction to Dod Procter’s work by Alison James, author of the exhibition catalogue. Wednesday 30 January 7.00pm – 8.00pm Djanogly Art Gallery Lecture Theatre Admission Free WOMEN ARTISTS IN CORNWALL 1880 – 1930 Alison Bevan, Director of Penlee House Gallery and Museum, Penzance, provides a context for Dod Procter’s work in Newlyn. Space is limited so please book your place in advance by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 7777. Please note the gallery will close for Christmas 2007 from Sunday 23 December and reopen in the New Year on Monday 7 January (Image: Young Roman, c.1928/29, © Ferens Art Gallery, Hull City Museums and Art Galleries/The Bridgeman Art Library)