Wapping Group of Artists
From the Past

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Sydney Foley ROI RSMA (1916 - 2001) 

Wey Navigation Canal 
watercolour                                                                  11 x 15  inches 

                                        £450 inc package and post



Sydney Foley was born in Tottenham in 1916 and was the secretary to his County School art club. He won a "Saturday Morning Scholarship” to the Hornsey School of Art but decided not to take it up. After serving in the Royal Artillery between 1939 and 1946 he qualified as a Chartered Secretary as well as attending night school at Hornsey Art School and working full time in Sunbury Education Office where he rose to be third in command by the time he retired. In order to further his art education after training at night school he did a correspondence course through Pitman’s College 

Sydney Foley ROI RSMA (1916 - 2001) 

St Pauls from Cheapside 
oil                                                                  12 x 16  inches 

                                 £650 inc package and post


Wilfred Moody Fryer RI SMA (1891 – 1968) 

Tramps Road
watercolour                                                                12 x 16  inches
 £800 inc package and post


Wilfred Moody Fryer was born at Marylebone on 4th April 1891. At the age of fifteen he secured a place in the Bradford School of Art where his draughtsmanship and sense of colour quickly attracted attention. At eighteen he was chosen from among his fellow students to fill the post of apprentice in the Art Department of a Bradford firm of printers, where he spent five happy and extremely formative years.


Wilfred Moody Fryer RI SMA (1891 – 1968) 

Evening Lowestoft Harbour
watercolour                                                                11 x 16  inches
 £850 inc package and post

In 1933 he became a free-lance commercial artists and was able to devote more time to painting subjects of his own choosing. His figure drawing was outstandingly good and when he painted to please himself he loved to introduce figures into his landscapes and seascapes. Some three to four years later he joined the Croydon Art Society and soon became well known in the Croydon district. Shortly after the second world war he became a founder member of the Society of Marine Artists – (later to become the Royal Society of Marine Artists)

 


Peter Gilman (1928 - 1984) 

St Benets Abbey Nr Ludham 1978
watercolour                                                                   12 x 20   inches
 £950 inc package and post

Peter Gilman (1928 - 1984) 

Winter, Ashwell
watercolour                                                                   10 x 12   inches
 £450 inc package and post

George William Leech RI (1894 - 1966) 

Low water at Battersea
watercolour                                                                   12 x 16   inches
 £600 inc package and post

Peter Gilman (1928 - 1984) 

Changing Light, Isle of Dogs
oil                                                                   8.5 x 11.5   inches
 £550 inc package and post

Peter was born in Surrey and lived latterly in Lower Stondon in Bedfordshire. He was a professional marine and landscape artist painting in the traditional style in oils, acrylics, and watercolours. For many years in the 50’s to the 70’s  he had been painting in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, East Anglia and along the Thames.

Max Hofler FRIBA 1892-1963

 

Westminster Abbey 

oil                                                                  14 x 19   inches
 £700 inc package and post

Max Hofler studied art at St Martin's School of Art but had to take up architecture in order to make a living up to the outbreak of the Second World War. After qualifying at the Royal Academy Schools he became a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Max held his first one-man exhibition in Amersham in the 1930's. He was a member of the Wapping Group of Artists. 


Emerson H Groom ARE (190? - 1972)

 

London Bridge 

watercolour                                                                  10 x 14   inches
 £600 inc package and post

Emerson H Groom ARE was trained in London and for some years was a freelance commercial artist. In 1945 he was elected an associate of the Royal Society of Painter Etchers and produced a large number of etchings, many of which were exhibited in London and at the Royal Academy.  He has also painted murals the most important of them being in the Church of St Phillip Neri at Uckfield.




Gordon Hales RSMA RBA (1916 - 1997) 

The Thames at Chelsea 

oil                                                                 10 x 14   inches
 £900 inc package and post

Gordon Hales RSMA RBA (1916 - 1997) 

The South Bank

oil                                                                 6.5 x 9   inches
 £850 inc package and post


Gordon Hales was born in Matlock in Derbyshire and studied art at Leicester College of Art and Northampton School of Art. He painted in oil, pastel and watercolour mainly marine subjects, ships, the sea , the Thames, men at work, the streets of London and half light. 


Gordon Hales RSMA RBA (1916 - 1997) 

Snow in the Estuary 

oil                                                                 9.5 x 14   inches
 £900 inc package and post

Albert B Houghton AMC FRSA (1906 - 1997) 

Monet's View of the Houses of Parliament 

watercolour                                                                14 x 21   inches
 £650 inc package and post

Gordon Hales RSMA RBA (1916 - 1997) 

St Martin within Ludgate 

watercolour                                                                10.5 x 14   inches
 £800 inc package and post

Albert B Houghton AMC FRSA (1906 - 1997) 

Leigh on Sea 

watercolour                                                                14 x 21   inches
 £650 inc package and post


Albert B Houghton AMC FRSA (1906 - 1997) 

Grey Skies Srand on the Green 

watercolour                                                                13 x 21   inches
 £650 inc package and post

Albert Houghton was born in Kossington in Leicestershire on 15th January 1906 and studied art at Wimbledon School of Art. He was a teacher of Art at Western Road School, Mitcham and a life member and President of the Carshalton and Wallington Art Group