Artist biography

Alfred R. THOMSON b. 1894

Portrait, figure and decorative painter. Born 10 December 1894 at Bangalore, India. Attended the Royal School for the Deaf and Dumb, Margate. Studied at the London Art School, Kensington, under Orchardson. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1920; A.R.A. 1938; R.A. 1945. Official War Artist to the R.A.F. 1940–4.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II