HOLLOWAY, Arthur Thomas

1870 - 1948

Arthur Thomas Holloway, was born at 4 Regina Road, Islington, London on 16 July 1870, son of Alfred Holloway, a cashier, and his wife Sarah Catherine née Long, who married at Marylebone, London in 1867. Arthur was educated privately and studied at Lambeth School of Art, Heatherleys and at the Royal Academy Schools from 25 July 1893 until July 1898 and where he won a silver medal for life painting. In 1891, a 20 year old artist, living at 39 St Donatts Road, Deptford, London with his 78 year old grandmother Sarah Long, his 50 year old mother Sarah Holloway and sibling sister, 22 year old Edith Alice Holloway. By 1901 they had moved to 85 Manor Road, Deptford when Arthur was a 30 year old art master at Blackheath School of Art, and in 1911, still described as an art master, was lodging at 74 Boyne Road, Lewisham, London with his married sister Edith Alice Rider and brother-in-law Harry Rider. Arthur exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1916 'Primroses' and as Arthur Holloway, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1920-1921 from 20 Wysteria Road, Lewisham under which name he does not seem to have exhibited, but as Arthur Long-Holloway, a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1922-1943, exhibiting from 20 Wisteria Road, Lewisham in 1925 'Anchored of Greenwich', in 1927 'The Giant's Castle', in 1930 'Burghfield Mill', in 1932 two watercolours, 'Passed Work' and 'Evening Sunlight', one in 1933 'In the New Forest', two in 1935 'Low Tide on the Rother' and 'Sussex Meadows' and four in 1937 'Solitude', 'Sunshine and Shadow', 'Evening' and 'An English Stream' and he also exhibited 'The Giant's Castle' and many others. As Arthur Holloway, he also exhibited at the Royal Academy and at Liverpool Walker Art Gallery in 1925. In 1939, an unmarried artist (sketching), living at 3 Gassons Cottages, Godstone, Surrey. He was of 6a Eastbrook Road, Greenwich, London when he died at St Alfeges Hospital, Greenwich on 6 December 1948. He signed his work 'A. Long-Holloway'.