Marriott, Frederick (1860-1941) by Scholes, Robert

Frederick Marriott (1860 – 1941) He was born at Stoke-on-Trent, brother of the artist Frank Pickford Marriott. He received his early training in the school of Art, Coalbrookdale, and at the age of 14 went to work as a pottery painter in a factory. In 1879 he gained a National Scholarship at the Royal College of Art,. where he studied for three years. He then worked as a designer and illustrator becoming Chief Designer with Eyre and Spottiswood, for some years. He practised repouss√© work, wood carving, enamelling and modelling. He was Design Master at Blackheath Art School, Headmaster of the Onslow College Art School, Chelsea, and Headmaster, Goldsmith’s Institute, 1895-1925. A member of the Arts and Crafts Society, also the Art Workers’ Guild, he made continental tours working on town scenes with the emphasis on architecture, and also visited and painted in Australia about 1910. He was friendly with , , Drury and . He lived in London, exhibiting mainly there and in Paris. Brangwyn Clausen East This Frederick Marriott should not be confused with the inventor of one of the first airships, who had the same name but was born in 1805.

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