Esther GEORGE

Esther GEORGE
Mrs Borough Johnson
fl 1896-1940

Esther George was born in Salop, studying at Birmingham School of Art, Chelsea Art School and Herkomer's at Bushey. 

Tovey provides a photograph of the artist working in open air (p56), and in the 1924 Show Day at St Ives she exhibited a portrait of a lady and a child playing with coloured balloon balls. She was married to the artist Ernest Borough JOHNSON.

media

Portrait, flower and landscape painter

works and access

Works Include: The Cider maker (1906); Rebecca et Isabella Ostrorskey (1925); Nona and her Dog (1929)

exhibitions

BA (41);  BG (1); CHE (3); GOU (9); I (9); LI (12); NGB

Paris Salon (18) (Hon Mention 1925, Bronze Medal 1929)

RA from 1896 (27)

RMS (2)

SWA (1)

references

St Ives Times 21 Mar 1924

Benezit

Crespon-Halotier

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p315)

Johnson & Greutzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists (under Johnson)

Tovey George Fagan Bradshaw (under Borough J, Photo 1923)

Whybrow (1994) St Ives

Wood (1995) Victorian Painters

The Year's Art