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Coastal Harbour with Yachts
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Birmingham

Coastal Harbour with Yachts 1963

Gilbert Mason (1913–1972)

University of Birmingham

Painter, draughtsman, printmaker and teacher, born in Newport, Monmouthshire. He studied at Newport College of Art, 1930–4, and Royal College of Art, 1934–7, working in the school of engraving under Robert Austin and Malcolm Osborne. From 1938–40 taught at Leeds College of Art. From 1940–3 served in Military Police, then transferred, 1943–5, to Royal Air Force Central Photographic Unit Model Making Section, returning to teach at Leeds, 1945–9.

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

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