THARP, Charles Julian Theodore

1878 - 1951

Born at Denston Park, Suffolk on 24 May and baptised at Denston St Nicholas on 11 August 1878, son of Theodore Augustus Tharp (1845-1915), an army captain, and his wife Margaret Annabel Black née Spence, who married at Chorlton, Lancashire in 1872. By 1891 his 42 year old mother Margaret, with sons Eden 17, Montague 16, Charles 12 and Norman 11, were living at Red Court, 42 Shakespeare Road, Bedford, with three of their four servants were from Denston. Charles entered Bedford Grammar School in 1890 and proceeded to University College, London. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and married at Kensington, London in 1915, Winifred L. Carter. A portrait and landscape painter and sculptor who exhibited at Cooling & Sons Gallery; Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Goupil Gallery; International Society; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Manchester City Art Gallery; the New English Art Club; New Gallery; Royal Society of Portrait Painter;, the Royal Academy; Royal Hibernian Academy; Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Royal Scottish Academy 1901-1930 from London in 1901 and 1920 and Bushey, Hertfordshire in 1919. In 1939 a married artist, living at Caravan at Layten Green Farm, Amersham, Buckingham and a Charles J. H. Tharp died at Chichester, Sussex in October 1951, aged 73.




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