Mary Batten Biography

Mary Batten




Painter, printmaker, and gilder Mary Batten was born Mary Emmeline Bott in Aveley, England, in 1873. She studied painting in watercolor and tempera as well as woodcut printmaking. Batten was a member of the Society of Painters in Tempera, and she exhibited twice with the New English Art Club and in the British Council's 1945 exhibition, "British Graphic Art," Konstall, Helsinki. She married the illustrator John Dickson Batten in 1903. Her work is held in the permanent collections of the British Council, the British Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. 

Mary Batten died in Horsham, England, in 1952.