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) and George 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'.




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