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The Old Guard
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Birmingham Museums Trust

The Old Guard 1926

Arthur Charles Shorthouse (1870–1953)

Birmingham Museums Trust
Portrait painter who, after private education in the West Midlands, studied art at Birmingham College of Art and RBSA. From the early 1890s he became a prolific exhibitor at the RBSA, also showing at RA and elsewhere. Lived at Moseley, Birmingham.

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

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