TRIBUTE: Cornish art world says farewell to a painter who reflected her home

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Margo Maeckelberghe, who has died at the age of 82, was as Cornish as the carns and coves that featured in her landscapes.

A Bard of the Cornish Gorsedh, her Bardic name of Lymner is the Cornish for painter. Born and bred in Penzance, she studied at Penzance School of Art and then at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, where she came under the tutelage and influence of Peter Lanyon and William Scott.

Following a spell of teaching painting in London, she lived for a time in Gibraltar where her doctor husband Willy, who predeceased her, was then serving in the army. Apart from that and the periods she was to spend in Greece, Mexico and

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