Arthur WARDLE 1864–1949
Painter of animals and birds in oil, pastel and watercolour. Born 5 February 1864 in London; studied privately and at the Zoo. Exhibited at the R.A. 1880–1935. Member of the Pastel Society 1911; R.I. 1922. First one-man exhibition at the Fine Art Society 1931. Died in London 16 July 1949.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II