Sir Roger De Grey 1918-1995

Artist biography

Roger de GREY b. 1918

Landscape painter. Born 18 April 1918 at Penn, Buckinghamshire, nephew of Spencer Gore. Studied art at the Chelsea Polytechnic 1936–9 and again 1946–7 under Ceri Richards, Robert Medley, Harold Williamson and Raymond Coxon. Served with the Royal Armoured Corps 1939–46. Taught at the Department of Fine Art, King's College, Newcastle upon Tyne, under Lawrence Gowing 1947–54 and at the R.C.A. from January 1954. First one-man show at Agnew's 1954. A.R.A. 1962.

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