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Sir Arthur Richard de Capell Brooke (1869–1944), 5th Bt, Lord Brooke of Oakley
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Northamptonshire County Council

Sir Arthur Richard de Capell Brooke (1869–1944), 5th Bt, Lord Brooke of Oakley c.1939

Murray McNeel Caird Urquhart (1880–1972)

Northamptonshire County Council
Painter, notably of animals, born in Kirkcudbright. Studied at Edinburgh School of Art, Slade School of Fine Art, Westminster School of Art under Walter Sickert, at Frank Calderon’s School of Animal Painting and at Académie Julian, Paris. Exhibited extensively at RBA of which he was a member, also at Lefevre Gallery, Walker’s Galleries, RA and NEAC. He completed a portrait of Lord Snell for Chatham House, London. Lived in Meopham, Kent.

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


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