Garstin Cox - British 1892-1933

Antique pastel by British artist Garstin Cox

GARSTIN COX 1892-1933, was born on the 13th March,1892. His father William Cox was an amateur artist and they lived in Camborne, Cornwall. Garstin studied at Camborne School of Art and at St. Ives and Newlyn principally under J. Noble Barlow. He was a friend of Samuel Lamorna Birch. He and his father took two studios in St. Ives and he later used a studio called the Atlantic Studio at The Lizard.

He exhibited four paintings at the Royal Academy from the very early age of 19. He also exhibited in Liverpool and at the Royal West of England Academy. He was elected an Associate Member of the Royal West of England Academy in 1924 and a Member of the Newlyn Society of Artists in 1925.

Tragically, whilst helping to nurse his ailing father during the influenza epidemic of 1933, he contracted bronchial pneumonia and influenza and died on the 28th February 1933, at the early age of 41. His father survived him by 6 years.

For Trade (preferably for Musical Instruments)

Part Number: 181124-495

Being traded by Clarith Collectables in Rideau Lakes, Ontario, Canada

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