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Gilbert Holiday

Full name: Charles Gilbert Joseph Holiday
Gender: Male
Born: January 29, 1879 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: January 8, 1937 in Molesey, Surrey, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions


During World War I British painter Gilbert Holiday was an official war artist, and he also served as a gunner in the Royal field Artillery on the Western Front. He then established himself primarily as an excellent painter of horses. As a keen horseman he painted equestrian scenes of almost every sort, including hunting, racing, polo, coaching, and show jumping. He shared a studio for a short while with [Lionel Edwards], who had influenced him, and was widely known as one of the best sporting artists of the 20th century. In 1932 Holiday had a serious riding accident, was paralyzed from the waist down, and was confined to a wheelchair, which eventually led to his death. His nephew Henry was a noted designer of stained glass.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 53 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Great Britain GBR AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 53 Los Angeles Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings AC The Try Hards and the Die Hards
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