Artist biography

Julius OLSSON 1864–1942

Marine and landscape painter. Born 1 February 1864 in London, of a Swedish father and an English mother. Studied in London and abroad. Member of the N.E.A.C. 1891. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1890; A.R.A. 1914, R.A. 1920. Served in the R.N.V.R. in the 1914–18 War. P.R.O.I. 1919. Worked mainly in Cornwall. Died 7 September 1942 at Dalkey, Ireland. Memorial exhibition at the R.B.A. Galleries 1952.

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