(1855 - 1920)
George Woolliscroft-Rhead was active/lived in United Kingdom. George WoolliscroftRhead is known for painting, etching, design, illustration.
Biography George Woolliscroft-Rhead
George Woolliscroft-Rhead (1855-1920)
He was trained in painting by Ford Madox Brown, the most important and individual artist to be associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. A painter, etcher and designer of stained glass and ceramics, George Woolliscroft-Rhead belonged to the mainstream of the Arts and Crafts movement. He was the elder brother of Frederick and Louis Rhead with whom he collaborated as an illustrator. George Woolliscroft-Rhead learned the technique of etching under the tutelage of Alphonse Legros and was elected a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1883. In later years he taught at Putney School of Art from 1896 and subsequently became director of South
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