HOLLOWAY, Arthur Thomas

1870 - 1947

Born at 4 Regina Road, Islington, London on 16 July 1870, son of Alfred Holloway, a cashier, and his wife Sarah Catherine née Long, who married at Marylebone, London in 1867. He studied at Lambeth School of Art, Heatherleys and the Royal Academy Schools, winning a silver medal for life painting. In 1891, a 20 year old artist living at 39 St Donatts Road, Deptford, London with his 78 year old grandmother Sarah Long, his 50 year old mother Sarah Holloway and two siblings including 22 year old Edith Alice Holloway. By 1901, a 30 year old art master at Blackheath School of Art, they had moved to 85 Manor Road, Deptford and in 1911 he was lodging at 74 Boyne Road, Lewisham, London with his married sister Edith Alice Rider and brother-in-law Harry Rider, still described as an art master. He exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1916 'Primroses' and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1920-1921 from 20 Wisteria Road, Lewisham under which name he doed not seem to have exhibited but as Arthur Long-Holloway a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1922-1943, exhibiting from 20 Wisteria Road, Lewisham in 1932 two watercolours 'Passed Work' and 'Evening Sunlight', one in 1933 'In the New Forest', two in 1935 'Low Tide on the Rother' and 'Sussex Meadows' and four in 1937 'Solitude', 'Sunshine and Shadow', and 'An English Dream' and he also exhibited 'The Giant's Castle' and many others. As Arthur Holloway he exhibited at the Royal Academy and Liverpool Walker Art Gallery in 1925. In 1939 an artist (sketching) living at 3 Gassons Cottages, Godstone, Surrey where he died in early 1947, aged 78.