Considered one of the leading British painters of the first half of the 20th century, she was an incessant traveller, and came from New Zealand.
Her image has been used by the French nation, the Catholic church, Napoleon, revanchists, romantics, feminists, and now the extreme right. Here are some of those powerful paintings.
This is a monumental, meticulous, and insightful account of Palmer’s life and work. It merits a wide readership.