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Garnet Ruskin Wolseley (1884-1967)



Garnet Ruskin Wolseley was a British landscape, figure and portrait painter. Born in London in 1884 he trained at the Bushey School of Painting winning a scholarship to Slade School of Fine Art.
He moved to Newlyn, Cornwall, in 1908 and became good friends with Harold and Laura Knight, the latter influencing his early work.
He painted mostly landscapes around Newlyn and the Lamorna Valley exhibiting regularly at the Royal Academy.


Popular and active within the community of artists he served on the main committee of the Newlyn Society of Artists to 1913.
During the Great War he served in the navy after which he moved to Chelsea, London, becoming a successful portrait painter.
Elected a member of the Royal West of England Academy in 1925 he continued to exhibit at the RA and elsewhere.
Garnet Ruskin Wolseley's works are held in public collections including Penlee House Gallery and Museum and the Bushey Museum and Art Gallery.










Garnet Ruskin Wolseley era un pittore Britanico di paesaggi, figure e ritratti.
Nato a Londra nel 1884 si formò alla Bushey School of Painting vincendo una borsa di studio alla Slade School of Fine Art.
Si trasferì a Newlyn, in Cornovaglia, nel 1908 e divenne un buon amico di Harold e Laura Knight, quest'ultima influenzando i suoi primi lavori.
Dipinse principalmente paesaggi intorno a Newlyn e nella valle di Lamorna esponendo regolarmente alla Royal Academy.
Popolare ed attivo all'interno della comunità di artisti ha servito nel comitato principale della Newlyn Society of Artists fino al 1913.
Durante la Grande Guerra prestò servizio in marina, dopodiché si trasferì a Chelsea, Londra, diventando un ritrattista di successo.
Eletto membro della Royal West of England Academy nel 1925, continuò ad esporre alla RA ed altrove.
Le opere di Garnet Ruskin Wolseley sono conservate in collezioni pubbliche tra cui la Penlee House Gallery and Museum ed il Bushey Museum and Art Gallery.