Arthur Studd

ARTIST

Studd, Arthur

1863 – 1919

Painter and collector born at Hallerton Hall, Leicestershire. From a
monied background he was, all his life of independent means. Studd
(known as “Peter”) read history at King’s College, Cambridge, 1884’87
where his peers included Roger Fry. He went on to study art under
Legros at the Slade School 1888’89, and at the AcadŽ mie Julian, Paris,
1889. He visited Le Pouldu in Brittany, 1890, where he befriended
Gauguin and De Haan. Although strongly influenced by Gauguin, his style
changed after he had worked with Whistler 1892-95. Visited Samoa and
Tahiti about 1898. However, he did not become completely acquainted
with Whistler until his return to London in 1894, when he became
Whistler’s neighbour in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. They painted together at
Lyme Regis, Dorset and in Dieppe. The subdued tone and limited range of
colour of Studd’s landscapes were greatly influenced by those of
Whistler. Studd, a serious collector of paintings bequeathed three
paintings by Whistler to the National Gallery which were ultimately
transferred to the Tate Gallery. The National Gallery, London also
benefited from his largesse in the acquisition of an important
paintings by Pierre-CŽ cile PUVIS de CHAVANNES including “Death and the
Maidens” Studd held a solo exhibition of his work was held at the
Alpine Club Gallery, 1911. His work is in the collection of
the collections of the Hunterian, Glasgow and York City Art
Gallery.

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Arthur Studd

ARTIST

Studd, Arthur

1863 – 1919

Painter and collector born at Hallerton Hall, Leicestershire. From a
monied background he was, all his life of independent means. Studd
(known as “Peter”) read history at King’s College, Cambridge, 1884’87
where his peers included Roger Fry. He went on to study art under
Legros at the Slade School 1888’89, and at the AcadŽ mie Julian, Paris,
1889. He visited Le Pouldu in Brittany, 1890, where he befriended
Gauguin and De Haan. Although strongly influenced by Gauguin, his style
changed after he had worked with Whistler 1892-95. Visited Samoa and
Tahiti about 1898. However, he did not become completely acquainted
with Whistler until his return to London in 1894, when he became
Whistler’s neighbour in Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. They painted together at
Lyme Regis, Dorset and in Dieppe. The subdued tone and limited range of
colour of Studd’s landscapes were greatly influenced by those of
Whistler. Studd, a serious collector of paintings bequeathed three
paintings by Whistler to the National Gallery which were ultimately
transferred to the Tate Gallery. The National Gallery, London also
benefited from his largesse in the acquisition of an important
paintings by Pierre-CŽ cile PUVIS de CHAVANNES including “Death and the
Maidens” Studd held a solo exhibition of his work was held at the
Alpine Club Gallery, 1911. His work is in the collection of
the collections of the Hunterian, Glasgow and York City Art
Gallery.

With thanks to artbiogs.co.uk

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