Born in Cwmbran, Monmouth, daughter of Rev. Charles Smallwood Edwards and grand-daughter of Rev. Loderwick Edwards, vicar of Rhymney. She studied under Sir Hubert von Herkomer. She showed five pictures in the Royal Academy under her maiden name, Edwards. In 1913 in an exhibition of contemporary Welsh artists, two of her pictures drew attention - ' Mary reading ' and ' The Garden Boy ', the latter is now in the National Museum of Wales.
She married, 1896, Sir John Arnesby Brown, R.A., artist. She died in 1931, aged 64.
Published date: 2001
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