Sir George Clausen RA (1852 - 1944)

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He was temporarily appointed Director of the Royal Academy Schools and Master of the Painting School after Charles Sims R.A.’s resignation.

Clausen’s Residences

1852- ca.1874 8, William Street, Regent’s Park, London (born here) ca.1874-1875 9, Stafford Terrace, Fulham, London 1875-1876 19, Moore Park Road, Fulham, London 1876/7-1881 4, The Mall, Park Road, Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, London 1881-1884 Childwick Green, near St. Albans, Hertfordshire 1884-May 1885 22 London Road, St. Albans
May 1885-1891 Grove House, Cookham Dean, Berkshire (rents this house) 1891-1905 Bishop House, Widdington, near Newport, Essex 1905-1944 61, Carlton Hill, St. John’s Wood, London (keeps this house after the move to Cold Ash, but never uses the studio again) 1917-1931 ‘Hillside’, Duton Hill, Essex (buys this house as a country retreat. In 1931 he gifts it to his son, Hugh, but continues to visit until his death) 1932-1939 Returns to London where 61, Carlton Hill becomes his permanent residence once more 1939-1944 Cold Ash, Newbury, Berkshire (moves here to escape the bombings of London during the Second World War. His eldest daughter, Margaret [Meg] lived at Cold Ash. He dies here)


Royal Academician


Born: 18 April 1852 in London, England, United Kingdom

Died: 22 November 1944

Nationality: British

Elected ARA: 24 January 1895

Elected RA: 23 January 1908

Elected Senior RA: 13 December 1927

Teaching: Master of the Painting School 1926-1927

Professor of Painting: 1903 - 1906

Gender: Male

Preferred media: Painting and Mural painting

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