Artist biography

Paul MAITLAND 1863–1909

Landscape painter, mainly of Kensington Gardens and the Chelsea Embankment. Born 13 November 1863 in Chelsea, London. Studied at the R.C.A. and under Theodore Roussel. Influenced by Whistler and in 1889 was one of the ‘London Impressionists’ with Sickert, Steer, etc. Exhibited in London at the Baillie, Paterson, Goupil and Grafton Galleries and with the R.B.A.; also in Glasgow, Paris, Munich and Dresden. Art Examiner for the Board of Education 1893–1908. A hunchback, lived a secluded life. Died 13 May 1909 in London. Subsequent exhibitions at the Leicester Galleries 1928, 1948 and 1962.

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