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Landscape, portrait and decorative painter in various media and draughtsman, born and lived in London. He studied at St Martin’s School of Art, 1917–22, then under William Rothenstein at the Royal College of Art, 1922–6. During the difficult years of the 1930s Ososki helped found the firm of Roffe Ltd, which specialised in cinema and theatre interior decoration. In World War II he worked as a camouflage artist, after which he turned his firm’s attention to the restoration and conservation of historic buildings. St James’ Palace, Clarence House and Buckingham Palace were among commissions. Exhibited in mixed shows at RA, RBA, NEAC and other London galleries and overseas. One-man shows at the Claridge Gallery, 1930, and Mall Galleries, 1973.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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