Ethelbert White 1891 -1972

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Africa I - Two drawings framed together

Africa I

The Olive Plantation

The Olive Plantation

Woman by a Window

Woman by a Window

Decoy Pond

Decoy Pond

Deer in Landscape

Deer in Landscape

Hurdlemaker

Hurdlemaker

North African Streetscene

North African Streetscene

St.George's, Hanover Square

St. George's, Hanover Square

Still Life with Bottles

Still Life with Bottles

Still Life with Jug

Still Life with Jug

Forest

Forest

The Gravel Pit

The Gravel Pit

The Hamlet

The Hamlet

The Island

The Island

The Lynton Coach

The Lynton Coach

The Pond

The Pond

Threshing

Threshing

The Forest Pool

The Forest Pool

Corner of the Forest

Corner of the Forest

The Wood Engravings of Ethelbert White by Hilary Chapman

The Wood Engravings of Ethelbert White

Biography

Ethelbert White was born in Isleworth, Middlesex. In 1911 studied St.John's Wood Art School under Leonard Walker, a watercolourist who also acheived much acclaim for his beautiful decorative stained glass windows. In 1911 also married Elizabeth Crofton Dodwell, always known as Betty, the couple shared a liking for a simple and unconventional way of life, full of fun, friendship, music and travel. Lived in a little 18th century cottage in Hampstead Grove, Camden. Travelled around countryside in their gypsy caravan 'Reading', Ethelbert producing paintings of village life and Betty playing the lute. The couple became very popular and attracted social gatherings. Befriended Mark Gertler and C.R.W.Nevinson. White exhibited at London Group and New English Arts Club from 1916. First one man show at Paterson and Carfax Gallery in 1921. Was a regular exhibitor at the RA and RWS. Memorial exhibition at the Fine Art Society in 1979. His work is represented in many public collections. (see Art UK)