Francis Cyril (Sir) Rose
(1909 - 1979)
Francis Cyril (Sir) Rose was active/lived in England, United Kingdom, France. Francis Rose is known for portrait, still life and landscape painting.
Biography Francis Cyril (Sir) Rose
Francis Cyril Rose (1909 - 1979), also Sir Francis, 4th Baronet of the Montreal Roses, was an English painter vigorously championed by Gertrude Stein. His wife Frederica, Lady Rose (1910-2002) became a well known travel writer, notably on Corsica, under the name of Dorothy Carrington.
Rose was born at Moor Park (Hertfordshire), England. He took up residence as an expatriate in Paris between 1929 and 1936, where he trained under Francis Picabia and José Maria Sert. Francis Rose got his beginning as a set painter for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He occasionally collaborated in his work with another English painter, and his sometime lover, Christopher Wood. In the 1930s he traveled with his future wife, Dorothy Carrington, in France, Ita
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