POWNALL, Gilbert Anthony

1877 - 1960

Gilbert Pownall

Gilbert Anthony Pownall was born at 33 Montague Square, Marylebone, London on 17 January 1877, one of the six sons and three daughters of Frederick Hyde Pownall (22 August 1831-21 February 1907), an architect also an artist, and his first wife Jane Todd (4 August 1830-1 May 1883), eldest daughter of John Edward Todd, who married at St James's Church, Westbourne Terrace, Kensington on 27 November 1856, after Jane's death in 1883, Frederick married secondly in 1886, 19 year old Emily Mary Gambier Wainright (1866-1953), and had a further son and two daughters, after the death of Frederick in 1907. Emily married again on 20 October 1909, John Henry Behan. In 1901 the Pownall's were living at Cross Deep, Twickenham, Surrey and in 1909 Gilbert married at Chelsea, 24-year-old Kate [Katherine] Deacon (5 December 1885-16 August 1964) and they came to live at Burstall near Ipswich. In 1911, a 34-year-old 'artist', living at Burstall with his 27-year-old wife Kate but by 1921 they were living at 1 Grittleton Avenue, Wembley, Middlesex. A portrait and figure painter who exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery, and the Royal Academy between 1908 and 1938. In 1939, an artist, living at 2 Nylands Avenue, Richmond Surrey with his wife Katherine and daughter Mary Catherine [Dickson] (25 August 1912-31 October 1994), a milliner. Gilbert Anthony Pownall died at 2 Kew Gardens Road, Kew, Surrey on 20 October 1960, aged 84.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 6 The Pheasantry, King's Road, Chelsea
1908 685 The Princess
from Rose Cottage, Burstall, Ipswich
1911 232 Mrs Gilbert A Pownall
         355 Anemones
from 14 The Avenue, Bedford Park, West London
1913 662 The Gothic Seal
         739 Mother and Child
from 53 Holland Park Road, London W14
1921 549 Monsignor E. Nolan, D.Litt
1922 438 Alban Corr, Esq.
         559 Kate
1923 398 His Eminence Cardinal Bourne
         567 Love and Riches
1926 1 A Lady with a Pink
1830 478 Mary
from 2 Nylands Avenue, Kew Gardens
1936 412 A Silken Thread
1937 578 A Breton Cap
1938 585 The Charm

Works by This Artist