Alan BEETON 1880–1942
Painter of figure subjects and portraits. Born 8 February 1880 in Hampstead, London. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge. Studied art in London and Paris. Served as a Captain in the Royal Engineers 1914–18. Member of the National Portrait Society 1915. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1923; A.R.A. 1938. Died 20 December 1942 at his home, Checkendon, Reading.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I