Artist biography

Charles CHESTON b. 1882

Landscape painter and etcher. Born 2 April 1882 in London, son of an architect. Studied at the Slade School 1899–1902. Married Evelyn Davy 1904. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1910. Member of the N.E.A.C. 1916 and of the R.W.S. 1929. First one-man exhibition at P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. 1929. Published a memoir of his wife 1931.

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