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Joseph [Jossie] Greenup  (1891 - 1946)

Son of the Headmaster of Minworth School in Warwickshire.
1926: Married Mary Tuckwell and for a while they lived in an artists colony at Chesham Bois where he had a studio.
1920s: Painted many landscapes of Warwickshire.
1934: Elected Associate of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
1945: Elected Member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
1946, November: Died of pleurisy


1908: Studied at the Royal Academy schools
1907: Studied at South Kensington College of Art
1903-6: Obtained a scholarship to Birmingham Municipal School of Art


1908: At the Royal Academy schools he won several prizes including a silver medal for life painting.

Other Activities

He undertook commissions for Pearsons Magazines, railway posters and illustrated Captain Blood by Raphael Sabatini. He was a successful portrait painter, with commissions including a portrait of Princess Elizabeth in her Girl Guides uniform.

Works by Joseph [Jossie] Greenup 

Composition: Still life with Laurel, Sphinx, Book, Shell and Vase
Joseph [Jossie] Greenup 1908

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