OSBORNE, Malcolm

1880 - 1963

Malcolm Osborne

Born at Frome, Somerset on on 1 August 1880, fourth son of Alfred Arthur Osborne (1847-1910), a schoolmaster, and his wife Sarah Elizabeth née Biggs,(1843-1907). He grew up in Frome and was educated at the Merchant Venturers' Technical College, Bristol and at Queen's School of Art in Britol. In the early 1900s, together with his elder brother Harold, he moved to Streatham, London and studied etching and engraving at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington 1901-1906 under Sir Frank Short (1857-1945). In 1911, a 30 year old artist engraver, a joint tenant with 32 year old artist engraver Alfred Bentley (1879-1923), at 40 Park Mansions, Prince of Wales Road, Battersea Park, London. An etcher and engraver who was known for his prints of landscapes, urban views and portraits, elected Associate of the Royal Academy 11 June 1918, a Member on 13 April 1926 and a Senior on 1 January 1856. An Associate of the Royal Society of Painter Etchers & Engravers and a Member 1909 and president in 1938. He exhibited at Abbey Gallery, Beaux Art Gallery, Chenil Galleries, Fine Art Society, Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Liverpool Walker Art Gallery, Royal Academy, Ridley Art Club, Royal Scottish Academy and two dry point works at the Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1923 'Shrimant Sampatrao Gaikwad, Baroda' and 'Cathedral Steps, Le Puy' and in 1932 from 44 Redcliffe Gardens, Kensington, London 'Morning at Amiens' and the following year three works 'Strath-Tay', 'Prof. C. M. Gillispie' and 'The Fountain, Carcassonne'. He married at Kensington, London in 1927, Amy Margaret Stableford (7 February 1884-1964) and in 1939 an artist draughtsman & engraver, living at 44 Redcliffe Gardens, Kensington with his wife Amy. He died at Kensington on 22 September 1963.

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