Hubert L. Wellington 1879-1967

Artist biography

Hubert WELLINGTON b. 1879

Landscape painter, teacher and writer. Born 14 June 1879 at Gloucester. Studied at Gloucester School of Art 1895–8, at Birmingham School of Art 1898–9 and at the Slade School 1899–1900. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. 1916 and at the London Group occasionally from 1916. Served with the Field Survey Unit, Royal Engineers, 1916–19. Lecturer at the National Gallery, London, 1919–23; registrar and lecturer at the R.C.A. 1923–32; principal, Edinburgh College of Art, 1932–42; lecturer, Slade School, 1947–9. First one-man exhibition at Agnew's 1963. Author of William Rothenstein 1923, Jacob Epstein 1925, The Journal of Eugène Delacroix 1951, and also contributed reviews to The Spectator, Saturday Review and Manchester Guardian.

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