School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Ethel Leontine Gabain

Born: 1883, France, Le Harve   Died: 1950, London

Printmaker and illustrator. Wife of the printmaker John Copley (1875-1950). After an English school education she studied at the Central School of Art and Crafts and at the Slade School of Fine Art. She also studied briefly in Paris. From 1925 she and Copley lived for some time in Italy. She was a member of The Society of Women Artists and, as a professional lithographer, a founder member of the Senefelder Club. Her favourite subjects included the ballet and the female figure. She illustrated 'Jane Eyre', Pichon, 1923, and worked as an Official War Artist during the Second World War

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

A Mountain Worker PR1989 Prints

Christopher asleep PR557 Prints

Conversation Intime PR3275 Prints

Diana Winyard PR3278 Prints

Draught Players PR3274 Prints

Il m'aime un peu PR1990 Prints

La Contadina PR3277 Prints

La Fardée PR1993 Prints

Léonie PR1992 Prints

Le Petit Monde PR3273 Prints

Le Roman PR3272 Prints

Music PR3268 Prints

Nostalgia PR3276 Prints