Artist biography

John GULICH 1864–1898

Illustrator, etcher and painter. Born 26 December 1864 in Wimbledon, Surrey, son of a city merchant of German descent. Worked in his father's office and in Bremen for five years. On his return to London contributed drawings to illustrated papers and in 1887 gave up business for art. Attended life classes at Heatherley's School and at the Langham Society. Worked for Black and White and became art editor of The Pictorial World and The Graphic. Exhibited etchings and drawings at the R.A. and R.B.A. 1893–8. Member of the R.I. 1897. Began to paint in 1897 under the influence of Herkomer. Died in West Hampstead, London, 11 December 1898.

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