A. Gosset JAMES 1875–1950
Architect and landscape painter. Born 15 August 1875 at Prestbury, near Cheltenham. Articled to a firm of architects in Cheltenham. After practising for some time and serving as a correspondent in South Africa he was appointed Assistant in the Department of Architecture, University of London, 1903–8, and worked with Lutyens. Began painting seriously at the age of forty-eight; studied at the Cheltenham and Chelsea Schools of Art and exhibited at the R.A. 1911–42, including architectural designs in the earlier years. Lived latterly in the Cotswolds and died at Stow-on-the-Wold 17 August 1950.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I