Artist biography

Alfred HAYWARD b. 1875

Painter of landscapes, decorations and figure subjects. Born 21 February 1875 in London, a descendant of Robert Hayward, lessee of the Pump Room, Bath, in the time of Beau Nash. Studied at the R.C.A. 1891–4 and the Slade School 1895–7. First visited Italy 1909; painted in Venice on various occasions from 1925 and in Normandy. Member of the International Society, and of the N.E.A.C. 1910; also exhibited at the R.A., R.P. and Paris Salon. Painted a decoration in the Royal Exchange. Official War Artist 1918–19. First one-man exhibition at the Leicester Galleries 1924.

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