Artist biography

Frank CRAIG 1874–1918

Painter of genre, of contemporary and medieval historical subjects, and illustrator. Born 27 February 1874 at Abbey Wood, Kent. Studied at Lambeth School of Art and Cook's School, Fitzroy Street; a pupil of E. A. Abbey at the R.A. Schools 1895–8, and exhibited regularly at the R.A. from 1895 to 1916. Worked as an illustrator for The Graphic from 1895 and for other periodicals. Illustrated the poems of Rudyard Kipling. Member of the R.O.I. and National Portrait Society. Died of tuberculosis at Cintra, near Lisbon, 9 July 1918.

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