Dod Procter

Dod Procter , Doris Margaret Shaw , RA was born in Hampstead in 1890 . Procter and her husband Ernest Procter attended art schools in both England and Paris , influenced by both Impressionism and Post - impressionism movements. 

In 1907 Dod's mother moved the family to family to the fishing port  of Newlyn , Cornwall. It was at age fifteen Dod enrolled in  painting courses ran by Elizabeth Forbes and Stanhope Forbes