Sidney Dennant Moss (1885-1946), British / Scottish

Born in Ipswich and was a painter of landscapes and town scenes in watercolor. He exhibited over 150 works, particularly at the Beaux Arts Gallery, Fine Art Society, Glasgow Institute, The Walker Gallery, Liverpool and in London at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA), Royal Society of British Artists (RBA), Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolors (RI) and Royal Institute of Painters in Oil (ROI). He was elected a full member of the Royal Society of British Artists. Moss painted many scenes in London and Sussex. He travelled to the Middle East and later resided in London. From 1920, he lived at Tunbridge Wells and died on the 22.12.1946.

Private Moss served with the 95th Company Labour Corps., the 6th Battalion London Regiment (Royal Army Medical Corps.) and the 84th Field Ambulance Territorial Force in France and Salonika. During his Salonika years, he produced series of drawings and watercolor depicting the army life, Salonika scenes and Macedonian landscapes. A watercolor “Look at the Struma Valley and Belashitza mountain 1919” is in the private collection of the author.


Sidney D. Moss 1885 -1946 A look at the Struma Valley with Belasica mountain in the back 1919
Sidney D. Moss 1885-1946 Salonika Harbor 1917 pencil drawing

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This lexicon is a result of my 15 years long period of researching & documenting the personalities and the artworks of the foreign painters, sculptors, illustrators, and photographers having visited different spots of the geographic territory of Macedonia, there having created works of art there over a 100-years long period i.e. between 1850-1950. Their presence and artwork in the Macedonian milieus represent a notable cultural heritage to the international linkage of the ethnic Macedonians as well as to all the ethnicities living in the picturesque territory of Macedonia and the cultures of modern-day countries spread over parts of the geographic territory of Macedonia. Witnessing the artistic contributions of the foreign artist, we are proud of their Macedonia-themed creative works and experiences. I believe that their artworks, having been inspired and created over the vast region of Macedonia, unite us all in these challenging times, and under the facts and the values of the artistic beauty.

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