Stanley Cosgrove was born in Montreal where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Art Association of Montreal under Edwin Holgate. He won a Province of Quebec prize for painting in 1939 and worked in Mexico with Jose Clemente Orozco until 1944. He also won a Canadian government fellowship to study in France, 1953. Cosgrove taught at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Montreal.
Stanley Cosgrove Trees in Autumn, oil on canvas, 24'' x 20''
Stanley Cosgrove Nude Study, charcoal, 11'' x 19''