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Muriel Pemberton (1909-1993)

Muriel Pemberton, painter and teacher: born Tunstall, Stoke on Trent 8 September 1909; married 1941 John Hadley Rowe (died 1975); died Hastings, East Sussex 30 July 1993. MURIEL PEMBERTON invented art-school training in fashion in Britain and, in doing so, affected attitudes to fashion design throughout Europe. Before she became involved in the field, fashion training had existed almost exclusively within the strictures of the couturier system. She brought the freedom of a painter to the discipline of designing and making clothes, and throughout her career she pursued in tandem her two great talents for painting and design. In 1925, at the age of 15, Muriel entered the local school of art at Burslem, in the Potteries, as its youngest student. While many contemporaries, including two of her sisters, trained as designers and decorators of ceramics, she was determined to become a proper artist and, in 1928, succeeded in gaining a scholar

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Chelsea Old Church from the north-east
Muriel Pemberton
Chelsea Old Church from the north-east  For sale
£1320
Sailing Boats
Muriel Pemberton
Sailing Boats  For sale
£990
Butties
Muriel Pemberton
Butties  For sale
£1850
Birch trees - Richmond Park
Muriel Pemberton
Birch trees - Richmond Park  For sale
£2110
Boats in the harbour
Muriel Pemberton
Boats in the harbour  Sold 
Skipper on his boat in the harbour
Muriel Pemberton
Skipper on his boat in the harbour  Sold 
At the Docks, unloading a Boat
Muriel Pemberton
At the Docks, unloading a Boat  Sold 
Study of a ship's stern and tow rope
Muriel Pemberton
Study of a ship's stern and tow rope  Sold 
Docked boats
Muriel Pemberton
Docked boats  Sold