George Hooper

Painter and teacher, born in Gorakhpur, India. In 1912 he moved to England and went on to study at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1930-1, moving to the Royal Academy Schools. He won the Turner Gold Medal and the Rome Prize to study at the British School in Rome.

During World War II he was invited to join the Pilgrim Trust’s Recording Britain project. In the 1950s Hooper designed posters for the General Post Office, Esso, Shell and other companies.

The Victoria & Albert Museum and the British Museum hold examples of his work.

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  • George Hooper print

    Print, retouched by the artist in watercolour, 1989, 58 x74 cm, signed.

  • 'Jug on a Table', 1975, gouache on paper, signed, 64 x 47 cm. Sold.

  • George Hooper Large Jug. Signed. Pen and ink, acrylic on paper. H 70cm W 50cm.

  • Flowers in Green Vase. Acrylic on paper. H75 W56cm. Signed GH 1978. Sold.