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