The daughter of the eminent Victorian man of letters Sir Edmund Gosse, Sylvia trained at the Royal Academy Schools, and from 1908 under Sickert at the Westminster Technical Institute. From 1909 she exhibited at the Allied Artists’ Association and began showing with the New English Art Club from 1911, the Royal Academy from 1912 and the London Group from 1914. In 1913 she had works included with the Camden Town Group in their exhibition in Brighton, and she was a founder member of the London Group.

Sylvia Gosse