BRISCOE, Arthur John Trevor

1873 - 1943

Arthur John Trevor Briscoe

Born at Birkenhead on 25 February 1873, eldest child of John Briscoe, cotton broker, and his wife Eliza Ann née Trevor, who married at Chester in 1872. In 1881 an 8 year old living at North Alton, Rose Mount, Oxton, Birkenhead with his parents, 38 year old John and 36 year old Eliza and his four siblings. Educated at Shrewsbury School but by 1891 the family had moved to Plas Newydd, Stone Row, Henllan Green, Denbighshire where Arthur was an 18 year old art student. He studied at Slade Art School in London and at the Academy Julian in Paris. He married at Ipswich early in 1901, Mabel Grace Sarah Shawyer (1881-1969) and in 1901 a 28 year old artist living at Pin Mill, Chelmondiston, Suffolk with his 20 year old wife Mabel, born at Ipswich. In 1911, a 38 year old artist living at ‘Buzzon’ West Mersea, Colchester, Essex with his 29 year old wife Mabel. A marine painter in oil and watercolour and an etcher being elected an Associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1930 and a member in 1933. In 1939 a marine artist living at Twizzle Mill Lane, Frinton-on-sea, Essex with married Alice C. Briscoe (born 23 September 1877-1942). He exhibited at Brook Street Art Gallery; Connell & Sons Gallery; Fine Art Society; Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Liverpool Walker Art Gallery; New English Art Club; the Royal Academy; Royal Society of British Artists; Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers; Redfern Gallery and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour, from London in 1895 and 1926, Maldon, Essex 1898, Orford, Suffolk 1901, Colchester 1920 and Walton-on-Naze 1938, both in Essex. He died in the Chelmsford District in 1943, aged 70. [Arthur Briscoe: Marine Artist (1974)]




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