Tour Scotland Video The Harpy Celaeno Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow

Tour Scotland video of The Harpy Celaeno statue by Mary Pownall in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on ancestry visit to Glasgow, Scotland. Mary Pownall, born 1862, died 1937, was a British female sculptor. She was active from 1890 until 1937. She is especially associated with Watford, England. She was born in Leigh in Lancashire in 1862. In the 1890s she was living in Birkenhead. She studied in Frankfurt, Germany in 1896 and in Paris, France, from 1897 to 1898. Impressively in the latter this included tutoring from Auguste Rodin. She then studied in Rome, Italy, from 1898 to 1901. In Rome she lived at 53b Via Margutta. In 1902 she married Alfred Bromet, a barrister, but she continued to use her maiden name for her work. From 1903 to 1931 they lived at Lime Lodge, Pinner Road in Watford. In 1935 she wrote an illustrated autobiography, Response, under the name Mary Pownall Bromet.

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