Randolph Schwabe...
Works in stock Randolph Schwabe, RWS, LG, NEAC (1885-1948) was a highly regarded painter in watercolour, draughtsman and printmaker of landscapes, architectural and figure subjects; and a theatrical designer and book illustrator. He was born in Manchester and studied briefly at the Royal College of Art, then at the Slade School 1900-05, and in Paris at the Academie Julian 1906. Official war artist 1914-18. Schwabe  exhibited extensively with the New English Art Club from 1909, becoming a member in 1917. He was also elected to the London Group 1915, and became ARWS 1938 and a full member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours 1942. He was Drawing Master at the RCA, and Professor at the Slade School from 1930. Schwabe’s work is represented in numerous public collec­tions. He lived for many years in London and died at Helensburgh in what was then Dunbartonshire. A book on the artist’s life and work by Dr Gill Clarke was published by Sansom & Company Limited in 2012.