Phoebe Anna Traquair was an Irish artist who rose to prominence in Edinburgh and went on to produce a staggering volume of work. She was part of the Arts and Crafts movements in Scotland and worked in a number of disciplines including embroidery, jewellery making and metal work, painting, illustration and book design. She painted vast murals in several buildings including the Catholic Apostolic Church and the chapel of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, both in Edinburgh. — at National Galleries of Scotland.
Phoebe Anna Traquair, murals from Song School St Mary, 1897.
Traquair was an Irish artist, illustrator, painter and embroiderer, noted for her role in the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland. Between 1888 and 1892, Traquair painted murals in the Song School of St Mary’s Cathedral which won her international recognition. This illustration is part of an illuminated manuscript, in which the artist reproduced medallions from a border of the walls she painted. Via University of Edinburgh