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Maud Sumner (1902-1985)

Do you think you may own a painting by Maud Sumner? We perform art authentications, art appraisals, art research and provide Certificates of Authenticity (COA) as well as consultations, for all paintings by Maud Sumner.

Still Life with Poppies and Flowers

Maud Sumner was a South African painter. She studied at the Rodean School in Johannesburg, later studying in Paris with Maurice Denis.

Still Life


Sumner was known for her watercolor paintings and for her landscapes featuring expansive skies. Throughout her career, she held sixteen one-man shows and exhibited all around the world. Today, her paintings are highly valued and are in great demand by collectors.

Mary and Martha

Still wondering about a South African painting in your family collection? Contact us…it could be by Maud Sumner.