BUDD, Herbert Ashwin

1881 - 1950

Herbert Ashwin Budd

Herbert Ashwin Budd, was born at Ford Green, Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire on 10 January and baptised at Norton-in-the-Moors on 27 March 1881, third child and only son of Thomas Budd (1845-1928), a surgeon's assistant, and his wife Henrietta Octavia née Ashwin (1850-1921), who married at Sneyd Holy Trinity Church on 13 December 1871. By 1891 they had moved to Cooper Street, Wolstanton, Staffordshire, 47 year old Thomas and 41 year old Henrietta, with 10 year old Herbert Ashwin, a scholar, and his three sisters, Lena Maud 18, Caroline Elizabeth 15, both pupil teachers, and Marian Elsie 8. An apprentice lithographer at Allbut & Stanley, printers at Hanely and in 1901, Herbert was a lithographic apprentice, still living at Wolstanton with the family and on 1 November 1901, elected a member of the Amalgamated Society Of Lithographic Artists, Designers, Engravers & Process Workers but resigned the following year. Herbert studied at Hanley School of Art 1903-1907 and won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, South Kensington 1907-1910 and in 1911, a 30 year old 'artist painter' living at 241 King's Road, Chelsea, with co-occupier, 27 year old Scottish 'artist painter' John Daniel Revel (1881-1967). An artist who painted portraits and landscapes in oils and an Associate of the Royal College of Art from 1907 and in 1910 exhibited two oil paintings at the Royal Academy 'A Morning Walk' and 'At the Door' and was a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters from 1921. During the 1930s he did work for London Transport, designing posters and exhibited at the New English Art Club and the Paris Salon and in 1933 exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club from 76 Fulham Road, London S.W.3, an oil 'Summer' and in 1935 two oils 'The Adventure' and 'Making the Rick'. He married at Chelsea in 1915, Helen Margaret MacKenzie (16 September 1879-1966) and was a tutor at St Martin's School of Art 1929-1949. In 1939, a teacher of art, living at 10 Sydney Close, Kensington, London with his wife Helen and died at 10 Avenue Studios, Sydney Close, Chelsea on 3 June 1950 and the Hanley Art Gallery had a memorial exhibition the following year. His works are in the collections of the Imperial War Museum, Royal Society of Chemistry, City of London Corporation, Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. He signs his work 'H. A. Budd'.

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