Artist biography

Edward WOLFE b. 1897

Figure, flower and landscape painter. Born 29 May 1897 in Johannesburg. Studied at the Slade School 1916–18 and worked at the Omega Workshops with Roger Fry. Exhibited at the London Group from 1918, member 1923; also member of the National Society, 7 & 5 Society 1926–31, and the London Artists' Association. First one-man exhibition at the Mayor Gallery 1925. Painted in South Africa 1919–21, in Paris 1922, Italy 1923, Spain and Morocco 1927, New York and Mexico 1934–7, and again in South Africa 1956–8.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II