Arthur d'Auvergne BOXALL

Arthur d'Auvergne Boxall studied architecture on a scholarship at the South Australian School of Mines and Industries. He was awarded the diploma of the South Australian Institute of Architects and articled for seven years to the firm of Woods, (W. H.) Bagot, Jory & Laybourne-Smith. He also studied drawing at the Adelaide School of Art under Will Ashton and at the School of Fine Arts, North Adelaide.

When a appointed art master at the Collegiate School of St Peter he gave up architecture. He later completed further study in abroad under Henry Tonks and Wilson Steer at the Slade School of Fine Art, University of London. He gained an honours diploma in fine art, prizes for composition, figure study and landscape, and a scholarship which enabled him to travel widely in Europe.

In 1932 Boxall was appointed to the East Sydney Technical College as teacher of life-drawing. He became head teacher of art and remained there until 1940.

Gender Male
Country of Birth Australia
Date of Death 1943