George, Sir Ernest RA, RE, PRIBA (English)
1839 - 1922
Description:Bishopsgate St. London, 1885, etching, pencil signed, 10" x 7"
Condition: Very good - moderate paper toning consistent
Biography: Architect, etcher and water-colour painter.
Born in London on 13th June 1839. Educated
at Brighton and Reading. Studied at the R.A.
Schools and won the R.A. gold medal for architecture
1859. Exhibited at the principal London galleries
from 1859, mainly at the R.A. and Suffolk
Street. Received many important commissions,
chiefly for buildings in England, but also
France and India. Painted and etched in his
spare-time including views in Belgium, France,
Italy and London. Elected R.E. 1881, A.R.A.
1920, R.A. 1917, P.R.I.B.A. 1908-09 and knighted
in 1911. Lived in London and died on 8th
December 1922. - from Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950.
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