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Garnet Ruskin Wolseley (1884-1967)

Garnet Ruskin Wolseley was a 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 & Museum and the Bushey Museum and Art Gallery.    

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