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George Grosvenor Thomas, 1856-1923

Nationality: Australian
Date of Birth: 1856
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Death: 1923.02.05
Place of Death: London

Identity:

George Grosvenor Thomas was a landscape painter and watercolourist.

Life:

Born in Sydney, Australia, he was largely self-taught. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts and Dowdeswell's Gallery amongst others. He was a member of the Royal Scottish Watercolour Society from 1892-1908 and of the Pastel Society.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, 1956-61; Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, 2 vols., 3rd ed., revised, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995; Greutzner, A., and Johnson, J., The Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1980.