Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)

Scottish (1823 - 1909)
Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) 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'.