15th January 2014
Amelia (Amalie Mathilde) Bauerle (also known under her Anglicised name of Amelia Matilda Bowerley, 1873 –1916) was a British painter, illustrator and etcher. Bauerle was born and brought up in London and was the daughter of the German artist Karl Wilhelm Bauerle.
Amelia trained at the South Kensington School of Art and the Slade in London and travelled extensively in Italy and Germany. She exhibited at the Royal Academy and in Paris and America. Amelia is also well known for her art nouveau illustrations for the publications of Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Charles Kingsley’s work and for illustrations for The Yellow Book, (which is associated with William Morris, through Walter Crane, Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley and Lord Leighton).