Clement Oswald Skilbeck
Active: 1899 - 1945
Country of birth and death: England
Painter, designer, author
Born in Clapton, London. Died in High Wycombe. He trained at the Royal Academy Schools and was associated with the Pre-Raphaelites. Skilbeck was a friend of William Morris and Sir Edward Burne-Jones. His primary medium was painting but he also designed for a wide range of media from stained glass to metal work. He promoted 'peasant crafts' and particularly crafts from Norway where he went on many painting trips. In 1911 he published a catalogue of the armour etc. in the collection of the Honorable Artillery Company, London.
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Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Exhibited at Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society: Sixth Exhibition, 1899
'Badge for Norwegian Club in Coloured Plaster'
Arts and Crafts Society: Catalogue of the Sixth Exhibition.
England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007
Death Registration: Clement O Skilbeck, 1954, age 88 Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Vol. 6a Page 394
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Clement Oswald Skilbeck, Oct-Nov-Dec 1865, Hackney, Middx. Vol. 1b Page 416
The Times Digital Archive 1785-1985
The Times, Wednesday, Apr 07, 1954; pg. 11; Issue 52900; col B Mr. C. O. Skilbeck Category: Obituaries
Citing this record
'Clement Oswald Skilbeck', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib2_1212053007, accessed 23 Apr 2017]