Born at Coolock House, Co. Dublin, Helen Colvill studied art privately under William Bingham Guinness and May Manning. A prominent member of the WCSI, she exhibited with them for over fifty years, from 1892 onwards. She also showed at the RHA between 1920 and 1947 and with the Royal Society of Artists and the Society of Women Artists. www.whytes.ie Colville typically painted watercolour landscapes which Patricia Butler has called "competent and attractive". Represented in the collection of the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art and the Limerick City Gallery of Art. Reference: Patricia A. Butler, Three Hundred Years of Irish Watercolours and Drawings, London: Orion Publishing, 1997, p.178.
- Price Realised: €900
- Sale: 17 September 2007
- 25 by 36cm., 10 by 14in.
- Price Realised: €620
- Sale: 23 February 2015
- 10.70 x 10.20in. (27.18 x 25.91c
'COUNTRY COTTAGE and WALL GARDEN (A PAIR)'
- Price Realised: €380
- Sale: 11 March 2015
- watercolour; (2)
- 4.70 x 6.80in. (11.94 x 17.27cm)