Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Brick House, Great Bardfield c. 1940

SKU: 6382
Titled on label to reverse
29 x 46 cm


Height – 29cm x Width – 46cm


Pixie O Shaughnessy-Lorant, 1987; Private collection

Exhibited; Sally Hunter Fine Art:  no 6 in the exhibition Geoffrey Rhoades, 1987

A rear view of Brick House, by Edward Bawden, 1955, is in the collection of The Fry Art Gallery© Estate of Edward Bawden :

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Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades
Geoffrey Hamilton
1898 - 1980

Painter in oil, watercolour, pen and ink and sepia, and teacher. Born in London, Rhoades studied painting at Clapham Art School 1915-7, then after World War I service in the Mercantile Marine attended the Slade School of Fine Art under Henry Tonks 1919-23. His landsapes, figure studies and flower paintings reflect his love of natural history and interest in the classical world. When Rhoades left the Slade Tonks said: “You’ve something I haven’t – imagination,” and Rhoades’ inner life did nourish his work throughout his career. His pictures are unmistakeably English in their understatedness. In the mid-1920s Rhoades completed murals and other work for the owners of Stoke Rochford House, in Lincolnshire. He then held a series of teaching posts, notably at the Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford, 1953-72. He exhibited at the NEAC, RI and Goupil Gallery and had one-man shows at Maltzahn Gallery, Ashmolean Museum, Mall Galleries and Sally Hunter Fine Art, 1987. The Tate Gallery, Ashmolean Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum and provincial galleries hold his work. Lived at Cuddington, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.


SKU: 9677

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Nursing Mother, c. 1938, set of nine working proofs


SKU: 9592

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Nursing Mother, c. 1938, set of 2


SKU: 6972

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Greetings from Joan, Geoffrey & Peter Rhoades


SKU: 6500

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Study for a mural design, circa 1920


SKU: 6219

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Greetings from Joan, Geoffrey & Peter Rhoades


SKU: 6093

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Nursing Mother, c. 1938


SKU: 5871

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Sheet of studies: Portrait of a young girl and study of Broom


SKU: 5823

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Christmas Card 1936


SKU: 5814

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

The Artist Reading in his Studio, 1930’s


SKU: 5509

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)



SKU: 5510

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Narcissi and ferns in a vase, circa 1950


SKU: 1726

Geoffrey Hamilton Rhoades (1898 - 1980)

Bathers circa 1925