Artist biography

Algernon NEWTON b. 1880

Painter of urban scenes and landscapes. Born 23 February 1880 in Hampstead, London. Went to Clare College, Cambridge, and subsequently studied at Frank Calderon's School of Animal Painting and the London School of Art, Kensington. Invalided out of the army 1916. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1903; A.R.A. 1936; R.A. 1943. First one-man show at the Leicester Galleries 1931. Has worked in Cornwall and in Yorkshire as well as London.

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