Charles William Bush
(1919 - 1989)
Charles William Bush was active/lived in Australia. Charles Bush is known for landscape painting, watercolor, war artist.
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Biography Charles William Bush
Charles William Bush (1919-1989), artist, was born on 23 November 1919 at Brunswick East, Melbourne, son of Victorian-born parents Andrew Charles Thomas Bush, signwriter, and his wife Alice Maude, née Rohsburn. Charles’s younger brother Gordon was accidentally killed in 1929 and his mother was to die in 1936. He attended Coburg East State and Coburg High schools, and worked with his father but their relationship was not an easy one.
At the age of 14 he gained a place at the National Gallery schools, where he won several prizes and met a fellow student Phyllis Paulina Waterhouse (1917-1989). His father disapproved of the trend his work was taking, so he moved in with Phyl and her parents at Essendon. The two young artists rented a st
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