Sylvia Gosse was born in London and studied at St John’s Wood School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools in London. She was a pupil of the painter Walter Richard Sickert and her style and subject matter owes much to his influence.

Further reading:
Kathleen Fisher, Conversations with Sylvia, Charles Skilton Ltd, London & Edinburgh 1975
Sylvia Gosse Paintings and Prints, Michael Parkin Fine Art, London 1989