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The Crook of Lune
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The Crook of Lune

Arthur Henry Knighton-Hammond (1875–1970)

Stockport Heritage Services

Landscape painter, especially in watercolour on a large scale, and etcher; born in Arnold, Nottinghamshire. Studied at Nottingham School of Art under Herbert Wilson Foster, at Westminster School of Art, in France and Italy. Knighton-Hammond was a member of leading watercolour societies in France and America, and was the only English artist to have been elected to the American Watercolour Society, New York, apart from Sir William Russell Flint.

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

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