1934 - 2005

Clive Madgwick

Clive Sheridon Alexander Madgwick was born at Marylebone, London on 31 October 1934, living at Epsom during his early life, son of Dr John Reginald Alexander Madgwick (21 October 1902-13 March 1970), M.D., and his wife Adele Hope née Jacob (9 October 1900-19 March 1999), also a medical practitioner, who married at Hampstead in 1928 and in 1939 were living at Farmfield, Horton Lane, Ewell, Surrey. After attending Downs End School and Epsom College, Clive went on to study dental medicine at Guy's Hospital. He painted as an amateur for many years before turning professional in 1972, progressing from landscapes to genre, figure, and sporting scenes in the Suffolk landscape, being elected a member of the United Society of Artists in 1976 and was also a member of the Society of Equestrian Artists. Clive won several prizes including the Royale Landscape Prize both in 1978 and 1991 and in 1987 a Higgs & Hill Bursary and the Daler-Rowney Award. His sensitive paintings were published as fine art prints with such success that Clive Madgwick became one of the world's best-selling artists and was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Society of British Artists also exhibiting at Blackheath Gallery; Webster Gallery, Eastbourne and had solo shows at the Haste Gallery in Ipswich from 1975; Phoenix Art Gallery, Lavenham from 1976; Francis Iles, Rochester from 1978 and Nevill Gallery, Canterbury 2001. A member of the Ipswich Art Club and exhibited from Studio, Churchside, Little Waldingfield, Sudbury, Suffolk in 1977 'Ipswich Dock-Sir Alan Herbert' and two pictures the following year and in 1980 he exhibited 'Langham Hall, Dedham' and 'Suffolk Landscape between the Wars'. He married twice, Sara Glenny in 1960 and Joan Patricia Taylor in 1973 and lived at Newton House, Newton Road, Sudbury in Suffolk where Clive Sheridon Alexander Madgwick died on 28 July 2005. His work is to be found in both public and private collections in the UK, USA and Australia and is represented in the collection of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who owned a 1989 painting 'Buckingham Palace from St James's Park', which hangs in Windsor Castle.

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