Arthur Royce (1892-1977) was an accomplished British painter and etcher of portraits, landscapes and marine scenes. He trained at St. John’s Wood School of Art and later enrolled at Royal Academy Schools. His works are held in numerous public collections.
Royal Academy, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Oil Painters.
Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, National Army Museum.
Born in Preston, Lancashire to Henry, a distillery agent and Emily.
Studied at St. John’s Wood School of Art.
Enrolled at Royal Academy Schools.
Lived in Bournemouth at the family home.
Lived in Bournemouth.
Debuted at the Royal Academy with ‘Iris’, which was possibly a portrait of his younger sister. Exhibited a total of 14 works.
Served in the Military.
Lived in Parkstone, Dorset.
Mentioned in The Hampshire Independent.
“Lieut. Arthur Royce Bradbury, of Bournemouth, has again this year been successful as an exhibitor at the Royal Academy, some of his best works being portraits in oil and miniature.”
Served in the Dorsetshire Regiment, Special Reserves.
Lived in Poole, Dorset.
Married to Evelyn Ethel Mate.
Birth of daughter, Pamela.
Lived in Sandbanks, Poole.
Elected an Associate of the Royal West of England Academy.
Died in Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset.