GAYE, Howard

1848 - 1925

Howard Gaye was born at St Matthew's Rectory, Ipswich on 15 September and baptised on 17 October 1848, fifth child of Revd Charles Hicks Gaye (1804-15 January 1882), rector of St Matthew's church, Ipswich, and his first wife Jane Trimmer Howard (1807-23 December 1852), eldest daughter of Henry Howard, R.A., (1769-1847), who married at St James's Church, Westminster on 18 June 1837, Charles married secondly in 1855, Elizabeth née Shuttleworth (1823-12 February 1891). Howard was an architect who worked upon Suffolk churches including All Saints' Ashbocking; St Peter's Carlton Colville; St Mary's Great Wratting; All Saints' Hemley and St Lawrence in Dial Lane, Ipswich. He and his sister, author Selina Gaye (1840-1914), moved to London and in 1881, were living at 11 Sevington Street, Sutherland Gardens, Kensington and they moved to various addresses in Paddington over the years. Howard exhibited at the Royal Academy and was also an exhibitor at Ipswich Art Club from Sevington Street in 1881, two watercolours 'Part of the Old Pier at Southwold' and 'Old Oak Screen, Gresford Church', in 1882 three watercolours 'Burnham Beeches', 'An Autumn Afternoon' and 'An Autumn Morning', in 1883 two watercolours 'Royal Tombs, Westminster Abbey' and 'Westminster Abbey'. Being elected a member of the Ipswich Art Club in 1884 was regular exhibitor and a prolific exhibitor of watercolours until 1915. Howard Gaye died at 24 Leamington Road Villas, Westbourne Park, Paddington, London on 6 December 1925, aged 77.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 11 Sevington Street, Kensington
1880 1122 Proposed new Belfry and Ringers' Loft to the Tower of St Lawrence' Church, Ipswich
from 14 Artesian Road, Bayswater
1891 'Crusaders' Tombs, Westminster Abbey

Works by This Artist