Henry Silkstone HOPWOOD 1860–1914
Genre and landscape painter. Born 12 January 1860 in Leicester. Began painting in watercolours c. 1884; visited Australia 1888; studied under Bouguereau at the Académie Julian in Paris 1890–1. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1892, often scenes of Yorkshire fishing life. R.W.S. 1908. Died in Edinburgh 26 September 1914.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I