Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
NameEsme DE SILVA, 14944
FatherGeorge Edmond DE SILVA , 14942 (1879-1950)
MotherAgnes NELL , 15291
ChildrenElaine Helga , 1895
 Desmond Lorenz , 3058 (1939-)
Notes for Esme DE SILVA

Artist...Designer of the original house in the 30's...

Esme whilst visiting her father's friends Herr and Frau Arnold Busch, one of the Kaiser’s last Court painters and nephew of Wilhelm Busch in Berlin. Esme was inspired to paint under Arnold Busch's tutelage , and went on to join the Slade School of Art in London much against her parents wishes. At the age of 19 she 'donned' the 'robe' to receive her first class Diploma in Fine Arts..from the University of London ..Signed by the late Sir Henry Tonks amongst others. Esme was summoned back and married to Edmond Frederick Lorenz De Silva
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