Dorothy Kay Neé Elvery
South African (1886 – 1964)
Born in Ireland, Dorothy Kay acquired her initial art training at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin. After settling in Port Elizabeth in South Africa she became best known as a painter and portraitist, producing numerous quirky self-portraits, family portraits and 23 official portraits of the mayors of Port Elizabeth, as well as a number of perceptive works depicting men at work, for example,

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