Artist biography

Herbert A. OLIVIER 1861–1952

Portrait and landscape painter. Born 9 September 1861 at Battle, Sussex. Entered the R.A. Schools 1881, winning the Creswick Prize 1882. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1883 and also at the R.P., the R.I. and the Paris Salon. One-man exhibition at the Grafton Galleries 1908. Official War Artist 1917. Retrospective exhibition at the R.I. Galleries 1935. Died 2 March 1952 at Hayling Island.

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