Artist biography

Henry BISHOP 1868–1939

Landscape painter. Born 27 June 1868 in London. Studied at the Slade School, in Paris at the Atelier Cormon, and with Alexander Harrison in Brittany. At first painted in Cornwall, mainly figure scenes and portraits, but evolved his personal idiom after a long stay in southern Europe and Morocco. First one-man show, of Moroccan subjects, at the Goupil Gallery 1913. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1915; member 1929–34. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1922, A.R.A. 1932, R.A. 1939. Died in London 6 March 1939.

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