Artist biography

Frank L. EMANUEL 1865–1948

Painter, etcher, illustrator and writer; opponent of modern art. Born 15 September 1865 in London. Studied at the Slade School under Legros and at the Académie Julian in Paris under Bouguereau and Robert-Fleury. Exhibited at the Paris Salon and the R.A. from 1886. Published art criticism and topographical drawings in the Architectural Review and the Manchester Guardian. Travelled in Europe, South Africa and Ceylon. Exhibited watercolours in the Méryon Galleries 1912. Author of The Illustrators of Montmartre 1903, Etching and Etchings 1930, etc. Taught etching at the Central School 1918–30. Died in London 7 May 1948.

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