John Henry Yeend King 1855-1924

Artist biography

Yeend KING 1855–1924

Landscape and genre painter in oil and watercolour. Born 21 August 1855 in London. Apprenticed for three years to the firm of O'Connor, glass painters; afterwards studied painting under William Bromley, and in Paris under Bonnat and Cormon. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1876; member of the R.B.A. 1879; member and, later, Vice-President of the R.I. 1886; member of the R.O.I. Died in London 10 June 1924.

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