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Artists' studios - W11 Artists' studios - W11

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In these studios lived and worked the artists: Charles Ricketts 1866 - 1931, Charles Shannon 1863 - 1937, Glyn Philpot 1884 - 1937, Vivian Forbes 1891 - 1937, James Pryde 1866 - 1941 and F. Cayley Robinson 1862 - 1927.
Greater London Council

Site: Artists' studios - W11 (1 memorial)

W11, Lansdowne Road

From RBKC: Built by Australian millionaire and art patron, Sir Edmund Davis. Designed by William Flockhart as six artists’ flats with two-storey studios, communal bathrooms and a tennis court. The first occupants were Shannon and Ricketts who lived here from 1902 - 23.

One of our friends used to live here so we know that the studios have been converted to provide comfortable flats with quirky layouts.

Circa Club provides some useful info (but be warned - there's a section of text on that page, "In 1985... - ... September 1999.", that has migrated from somewhere else). There we learn that "Glyn Philpot and Vivian Forbes shared a home and studio {here} from 1923 to 1935."

Also Maria Dickin, the animal welfare pioneer, died in her flat here in 1951.

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Vivian Forbes

Painter and poet. Born London.  Served in the Royal Fusiliers in WW1. Had a c...

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Glyn Philpot

Glyn Warren Philpot. Artist, known for his portraits. Born Clapham but brough...

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James Pryde

James Ferrier "Jimmy" Pryde. Born Edinburgh. Came to London in 1890. In 1893 ...

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Charles Ricketts

Charles de Sousy Ricketts. Artist, illustrator, author. Half French he was bo...

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F. Cayley Robinson

Frederick Arthur Cayley Robinson.  Painter and book illustrator.  Born Brentf...

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Greater London Council

The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could not abide its lef...

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