McCULLOCH, Joseph Ridley Radcliffe

1893 - 1961

Born at Leeds, Yorkshire on 16 February 1893, eldest child of William McCulloch, iron turner, and his wife Frances née Wilson. In 1911, an 18 year art student living at 39 Burley Lodge Terrace, Leeds with his parents 45 year old William and 41 year old Frances and two younger siblings, Fred 15 and Eleanor 9. He studied at Leeds College of Art and the Royal Cambrian Academy 1912-15 under Gerald Moira and after the First World War he went to Paris studying at the Académie Colarossi. Painter and etcher and a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1923-1928 exhibiting in 1923 from 24 Russell Road, Ipswich five works, an oil 'My Digs' and watercolours 'Rainy, Ipswich Docks', 'Paris from Menton' and R & W Paul Ltd, Ipswich' and a pastel study, and in 1924 a watercolour 'Cranfield's and Paul's' and two black and white 'Head of a Boy' and 'Amanda', in 1925 he had on show an oil 'Head of a Girl', a pencil 'Mr H. Armitage' and a pen & wash 'Rouen' which he also exhibited at the Royal Academy and his last exhibits at Ipswich were from 7 Stamford Bridge Studios, Chelsea in 1925, three works 'Porto Maurizio', 'Model Posing' and 'Sunshine and Rain'. He married at Chelsea in 1934, Ethel Louisa Stone (15 June 1910-1980) and in 1939 was an art master living at Great Cheyne Studio, Cheyne Road, Chelsea with this wife Ethel. He died at Lower Abrigg, Yorkshire in 1961.

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