£1,000 – 5,000
Arts and crafts, Other
A wonderful enamel plaque by Madeline Caroline Frances Eden Campbell [also known as Mrs. Percy Wyndham; and as Madeline Wyndham] She was born in c.1841 and was taught enameling by Alexander Fisher (1864-1936). She was active in the field in the 1890s and early 1900s. This plaque appears in the Studio Vol 28, April 1903, page 169 -see images. It forms part of a highly influential article “The art of painted enamels” by Alexander Fisher.
Wyndham participated in the annual exhibitions of the Society of Women artists in London in 1896 and 1897. She also exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1898. Her address was given as Royal School of Art Needlework, Exhibition Road, London (1896, 1897); and as 44 Belgrave Square, London, England (1898). She died on 8 March 1920
Maker: Madeline Wyndham
Designer: Madeline Wyndham
Date : c. 1902
Marks: Signed to reverse
Material: Enamel on copper
Condition: Excellent, some firing cracks
Size: Plaque: 17.5cm high, 10.5m wide (both plaques).
Weight : NM