Artist biography

Frederick J. PORTER 1883–1944

Landscape and still-life painter. Born 12 June 1883 at Auckland, New Zealand. Studied painting at Auckland, Melbourne, and the Académie Julian in Paris under J.-P. Laurens. Afterwards worked for the most part in France and England. Exhibited with the London Group from 1916, member 1921 and Vice-President 1925–35; member of the London Artists' Association 1925. Taught at the Central School 1924–44. One-man exhibition with the London Artists' Association, Cooling Galleries, 1930. Died 20 July 1944 at Great Canfield, Essex.

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