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Stella Steyn

Full name: Stella Josephine Steyn (-Ross)
Gender: Female
Born: December 26, 1907 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Died: July 21, 1987 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: IRL Ireland
Sport: Art Competitions


Irish painter Steyn was of Latvian and Lithuanian descent. She studied at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art, then from 1926 at the Académie Julian in Paris and in 1931 at the Bauhaus in Dessau. She was keen on printmaking, and drew scenes of French life in Toulon and Marseilles as well as Paris, transferring her material to lithographic stones and copper plates. Steyn’s work soon began to appear in magazines, and she quite rapidly established herself as a professional artist. At the same time, though, she felt she was a beginner and still attended Paris academies. She mainly painted flower and fruit still lifes, self-portraits and portraits of friends and family, nudes, and cityscapes.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Drawings And Water Colors Ireland IRL AC

Mixed Painting, Drawings And Water Colors

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Art Competitions Ireland Final Standings AC Sur la Glace
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