ANDREWS, Felix Emile

1888 - 1975

Felix Emile Andrews was born at Deptford, Greenwich, Kent on 12 April 1888, son of William Andrews, a clerk in the India Office, and his wife Elisa Gabriella née [?], who was born in France. In 1891, Felix was a 2-year-old, living at Shardeloes Road, St Paul Deptford with his parents, 33-year-old William and 33-year-old Elisa, with siblings Louisa Michelle Gladys 4 and newly born Jeanne Rachel. In 1897 he entered South Norwood Primary School, Croydon and studied at Sidcup School of Art and by 1911 was a 22-year-old art student at the Royal Academy Schools, living at 64 Sprules Road, Brockley, St Paul Deptford with his family and the addition of a brother William Roland, born in 1892 and a sister Germaine Alix Delphine, born in 1894. He served with the London Regiment in the Artists Rifles during the First World War. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from Brook Studio, Amberley, in 1923, his oil 'On the South Downs' together with a pen & watercolour 'April Evening'. He married at Horsham, Sussex in 1926, Dorothy May Martin and in 1929 were living at 5 Market Square, Horsham. Felix Emile Andrews died at 54 Cedars Road, Hampton Wick, Middlesex on 18 June 1975. He signed his work 'Felix E. Andrews' in block letters.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from Brook Street Studio, Amberley, Sussex
1922 842 On the South Downs - watercolour

Works by This Artist