Algernon TALMAGE 1871–1939
Painter of landscapes, animals and figure subjects. Born 23 February 1871 at Fifield, Oxfordshire. Studied under Herkomer and at St Ives, where he settled and ran an art school from 1900. Came to London 1907. First one-man exhibition at the Goupil Gallery 1909; also exhibited at the Fine Art Society. Official War Artist to the Canadian Government 1918. A.R.A. 1922, R.A. 1929. Died 14 September 1939 at Sherfield English, near Romsey, Hampshire.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II