He was an in oil and watercolour. He was born in Sutton, the son of Alfred Octavius Pace, a Brighton-born bankers who had settled in Sutton shortly before 1869. He lived at Malvern Villa in Worcester Road for the first nine years of his life, until his family moved to Redhill in Surry. He was educated at Reigate Grammar School for Boys, excelling at both science and art, years later being granted two patents for 'hydraulic-petrol-air-gas machines.' He studied art at the Royal Academy Schools, and also attended Croydon Art School, under Walter Wallis, the headmaster there for over 40 years. He carried of the most coveted prize of all from Croydon, when he married the head's daughter, Elsie Dora Wallis, one of the first women to exhibit with the Surry Art Circle. He became a member of the Art Circle from 1900 until the late 1920s. He carried out many landscapes, but was a skilful portrait painter. He produced some fine life studies, some of which were exhibited at the RA, including; Mushrooms(1926), The copper pot(1927), and Bread and Honey(1935).
Wallington, Bandon Hill Cemetery
London Borough of Sutton
Greater London, England
Created by: julia&keld
Record added: Jul 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114000617
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