Jemima Blackburn

Scottish (1823 - 1909)
Jemima Blackburn Van Amburgh Dated 1839

Biography

Born 1823
Died 1909
Nationality Scottish

Jemima Wedderburn was born in Edinburgh. Although she received no formal training in art, she was a watercolourist of outstanding ability. She had connections with many of the Victorian artistic and intellectual élite and formed life-long friendships with Landseer, Millais and Ruskin, who described Wedderburn as 'the best artist he knew'.