Landscape and portrait painter, born at Birkenhead, Cheshire. Studied at Macclesfield School of Art, Royal College of Art and Slade School of Fine Art, 1918–19, also in Paris and Rome. He helped Sir William Richmond with decorations to the Old Bailey, London, 1906–8. Served in the Artists’ Rifles, 1915–18. Exhibited RA from 1919, being elected RA, 1951; also showed NEAC, RP, Leicester Galleries, Goupil Gallery and ROI. Work in the collections of the Tate Gallery, Manchester City Art Gallery and Wakefield City Art Gallery. Lived in London.

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

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