Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cathleen Mann studied at the Slade School of Art and in Paris. In the First World War she worked in the ambulance service, after which she exhibited works at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and the Royal Academy. She painted largely portraits, landscapes, flowers and religious subjects. In 1926 she became Marchioness of Queensbury after marrying Francis Archibald Kelhead Douglas, 11th Marquess. In the 1930s, she exhibited work in London. During the Second World War, Mann worked in America as an official war artist. She committed suicide in 1959. Her work is represented in Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, National Portrait Gallery, London and the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.