(1880 - 1964)
Edward Roworth was active/lived in United Kingdom, South Africa. Edward Roworth is known for landscape and portrait painting, frescoes.
Biography Edward Roworth
Edward Roworth (1880 Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 1964)
He studied with Tom Wostyn at Heaton, near Manchester; and took some classes with Sir Hubert Herkomer at Bushey; he studied at the Slade School with Henry Tonks and fresco painting in Florence
1902: Edward Roworth came to South Africa with British forces engaged in Anglo-Boer War; remained and settled in Cape Town; established a teaching studio in Burg St and became active in art-circles; set himself the goal of achieving a distinctively South African style in landscape; joined South African Society of Artists; became center of controversy through public expression of his forthright attitudes; respected as a portraitist and important commissions came h
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