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