ROSE, George Herbert

1882 - 1956

George Herbert Rose was born at High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex on 23 December 1882, eldest son of Thomas Edward Rose (1851-28 February 1927), a master tailor, and his wife Julia Barlow (1848-1917), younger daughter of the late James Barlow, who married at St Martin's Church, Chipping Ongar on 15 June 1876. George became a commercial clerk and in 1911 was still living with his parents at Chipping Ongar with three siblings, Mildred Amy 33, Edward Thomas 31 and Frank Leslie 19, all born at Chipping Ongar. George studied art at Regent Street Polytechnic and was a landscape painter in both oil and watercolour also an etcher, exhibiting at the Royal Academy; Colnaghi's; New English Art Club and the Royal Scottish Academy. In 1939, a gas company's collector, living at 41 Denman Drive, Finchley, Middlesex but moved to Suffolk and was a member and exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Club 1942-1956 exhibiting in 1941, five works 'Tye Cottage', 'Dollar Street, Cirencester', 'Bedgubg Road, looking West', 'The Village of Kersey' and 'The Usurper's Field' which was loaned by Ipswich Museum in 1974 for the Club's centenary exhibition. In 1942 he exhibited five works 'Spring Landscape with Four Elms in a Field of Barley', 'St James', Piccadilly, before the Blitz', 'Egyptian Boat Building, Ismalia 1917', 'Bosham Harbour, Sussex' and 'Topplesfield Bridge, Hadleigh' and in 1943 six oils 'Nedging Tye Allotments', 'Chipping Ongar from the South', 'Clouds in May', 'The Wheelhouse, Naughton', 'Westminster in 1927' and 'Grey Skies with Wild Rose'. In 1944 he exhibited from Tye Cottage, Nedging Tye, near Ipswich, two oils 'The Essex Plough, under a South Westerly Sky' and 'Thunderstorm Passing Over', and three others 'Kersey', 'Bridgegate, Barnard Castle' and 'Greenstead Church', and in 1945 five watercolours 'Tye Cottage', 'View from Bildeston Crown', 'Bildeston with the Parish Church', 'Chipping Ongar, from the Spring Field Ponds' and 'Naughton Church, Suffolk' and he exhibited four pictures each year 1946-1950. He married at Sutton, Surrey in 1954, Margaret Julia Baker (1888-1970). George Herbert Rose died at Tye Cottage, Nedging Tye, Ipswich on 3 August 1956, leaving as executor to his estate, his widow Margaret Julia Rose. He signed his works 'Rose'.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 147 King Henry's Road, Northwest London
1913 1450 The Rickyard in mid-winter - etching
         1566 The Elm Screen - etching
1914 1111 Angra-ad-Castram from Spring-pond field - etching
1915 244 The Greensted Road, No. 42 - etching
from 144 New Bond Street, West London
1916 287 Little Stoney - etching
         948 The Ongar VAD Red Cross Hospital - oil
from 147 King Henry's Road, Northwest London
1922 1052 Angra-ad-Castram from Spring-pond field - etching
1923 1114 High Ongar - etching
1924 840 View from Brace's Timber Yard - watercolour
1925 541 Angra-ad-Castram from Spring-pond field - oil
         685 Old Houses at Steyning, Sussex - oil
from 41 Denman Drive, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Northwest London
1926 681 The Foundling Hospital, London - watercolour
         811 The Clock Tower, Steyning - watercolour
1927 860 Church Street Steyning from Chantrey Green - watercolour
1928 835 Old Hastings, under thunder clouds - oil
from c/o J. D. Kennedy, Esq. 147 King Henry's Road, Northwest London
1930 430 The Greensted Road - oil
from 41 Denman Drive, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Northwest London
1931 453 The Usurper's Field - oil
1932 63 Moreton in Essex in Winter - oil
         573 Elms and the Plough - oil
1933 256 An Essex Landscape - oil
1934 158 Old Brewery Site, Steyning - oil
1937 418 The First Swallow - oil
         428 February Elms with Rooks building their Nests - oil
1938 374 Chipping Ongar from the west - oil
from Tye Cottage, Nedging Tye, Ipswich
1943 143 Nine Elms and a Rick Yard - oil
1944 910 Bridgegate, Barnard Castle - oil
953 The Old Admiralty Arch, Whitehall - oil
1946 499 High Ongar Church, Essex - oil

Works by This Artist