Jacobson, Sybil (Atkinson)

JACOBSON, Sybil (Atkinson), artist (b 29 July 1881, London, England; d 4 Nov 1953, Vancouver). After studying under John Singer Sargent at London's Royal Academy Schools, she continued her art studies in Paris, where she met her first husband, also an artist. Together they immigrated to a homestead in Saskatchewan in 1912. Her husband suffered a mental breakdown, the couple divorced and Sybil remarried. It was after the death of her second husband that she moved to BC in 1936. Despite a hard...

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