GOSLING, Annabel Victoria

1942 - ?

Annabel Gosling

Annabel Victoria Gosling, was born at Overbury, Gloucestershire on 4 September 1942, daughter of Robert Alexander Bennett Gosling (21 September 1912-31 August 2004), a barrister-at-law, and his wife Angela Irene née Russell (28 September 1912-18 December 1996), who married at Chelsea, London in 1938 and in 1939 were living at Flat 1, 6 Gledhow Gardens, Kensington, London. The family moved to Suffolk and Annabel studied at Ipswich School of Art in 1958, Angers Beaux-Arts, France in 1959 followed by the Byam-Shaw School of Drawing and Painting 1960-1964, being awarded Scholarships by both the Leverhulme Foundation and the Byam Shaw. Gosling's work was impressed by an intense interest in light and colour, the work of Matisse and Cezanne and extensive travels in Europe and India. She exhibited at the Royal Academy; Royal Society of British Artist; New English Art Club and Archer Gallery. Annabel has had solo exhibitions at Ansdell Gallery 1971, Royal Festival Hall 1980, Mall Galleries 1991 and Albemarle Gallery 2000 and elsewhere. Her work is held by the royal family of Abu Dhabi, Scottish Educational Development Authority and the Savoy and Berkeley Hotels. She married at Chelsea on 25 October 1965, Nathaniel Charles Sebag-Montefiore, son of Lt-Col Oliver Robert Marne Sebag-Montefiore and Henrietta Floretta Waley-Cohen and they had two children Victoria Alice (born 1969), who studied at Slade School of Fine Art, and Matthew Oliver (born 1971). In 2008 Annabel was living at Lowood Lodge, Mill Lane, Woodbridge, Suffolk before returning to London.

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