MILNER, Thomas Stuart

1909 - 1969

Born at Leyton, Essex on 27 April 1909, second son of Francis Henry Milner, a solicitor's clerk, and his wife Lillian Jane née Milner, who married at Isle of Wight, Hampshire in 1906. In 1911, a 1 year old living at 485 High Road, Wood Green, Leyton with his parents, 31 year old Francis and 29 year of Lillian, with his 3 year old sibling Francis Highland. He studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and at Regent Street Polytechnic 1926-1929. Originally worked as an interior decorator and furniture designer in London before moving to East Anglia to concentrate on his painting but also worked as a picture and furniture restorer and painted heraldic devices but was virtually self-taught as an artist. In 1939 an artist designer living at 268 Fulham Road, Kensington, London and he worked under the name of Stuart Milner as a landscape painter in oil and watercolour, also occasionally painted still life and portraits. He was a member and exhibitor at both the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours, also exhibiting at the Royal Academy 1933-1951, the Paris Salon, and elsewhere having several one man shows in Norwich where he was a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1963-1968 from Tasburch, Norfolk and from Thrandeston, Suffolk. He lived at Thrandeston where he died in 1969.




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