Sylvia (Laura) Gosse
(1881 - 1968)
Sylvia (Laura) Gosse was active/lived in United Kingdom, United States, England. Sylvia Gosse is known for portrait, figure, interior scene and genre painting, etching, teaching.
Biography Sylvia (Laura) Gosse
Sylvia Gosse's background was literary and artistic. Born Laura Gosse on 14 February 1881, she was the youngest of three children of the poet, critic and librarian of the House of Lords, Edmund Gosse (1849-1928) and his wife Ellen Gosse (née Epps). Her mother and two of her aunts had all studied painting. Ellen (known as Nellie) had been a pupil of the painter Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893), while Ellen's younger sister Laura studied with and later married the painter Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912).
While Sylvia was growing up, there was a constant stream of distinguished visitors to the family house in Delamere Terrace, Paddington, and from 1901 in Hanover Terrace, Regent's Park, including writers Henry James, Thomas Hardy, Rob
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