McCULLOCH, Joseph Ridley Radcliffe

1893 - 1961

Joseph Radcliffe and his wife Ethel

Joseph Ridley Radcliffe McCulloch, was born at Leeds, Yorkshire on 16 February 1893, eldest child of William McCulloch (1865-1948), iron turner, and his wife Frances Eleanor née Wilson (1869-1945). 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. Joseph was educated at Brudenell School, Leeds and studied at Leeds College of Art and the Royal Cambrian Academy 1912-1915 under Gerald Moira (1867-1959) and after the First World War he continued his studies at the Académie Colarossi in Paris. An Associate of the Royal College Art and was painting master at Ipswich School of Art 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' three watercolours 'Rainy, Ipswich Docks', 'Paris from Menton' and 'R & W Paul Ltd, Ipswich' and a pastel study, in 1924 he exhibited a watercolour 'Cranfield's and Paul's' and two black and white 'Head of a Boy' and 'Amanda', in 1925 an oil 'Head of a Girl', a pencil 'Mr H. Armitage' and a pencil & wash 'Rouen' which he also exhibited at the Royal Academy, 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 left Ipswich taking a position and Clapham School of Art and married at Chelsea Register Office on 19 May 1934, Ethel Louisa Stone (15 June 1910-1980), an artist's model, and in 1939 was an art master living at Great Cheyne Studio, Cheyne Road, Chelsea with his wife Ethel. He was of 8 Lombard Street, Leeds when he died at St George's Hospital, Rothwell, Yorkshire on 9 November 1961. He signed his works 'McCulloch'.




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