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George Adolphus Storey RA

(1834-1919)

The painter George Adolphus Storey was born in London, but educated in Paris where he studied under Dulong.

When he returned to London, he worked for an architect for a time before entering the art school run by J. M. Leigh. Following this, he entered the RA Schools in 1854, where he fell under the influence of the Pre-Raphaelites.

He worked in North London, establishing a reputation as a genre and portrait painter, and also as an illustrator, with quite elegant pictures of middle class people drawn for love stories and similar.

He became an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1876, and Royal Academician in 1914. From 1900, he was also the Professor of Perspective at the Royal Academy.

Exhibitions: Royal academy x 116

Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham x 1

Dudley Gallery and New Dudley Gallery x 3

Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts x 1

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool x 14

Manchester City Art Gallery x 10

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours x 1

Royal Institute of Oil Painters x 10

Royal Scottish Academy x1

His works have fetched up to £71700 plus premium (£89625) in auction.

Storey, George Adolphus


The Daughter of the Regiment

24 x 18

Oil on Canvas

Price band: H (from £3000 to £5000)

Size band: B (Medium)

Subjects: Genre, Interiors, Portraits

Categories: Victorian

1897