Artist biography

Percy HORTON b. 1897

Figure painter. Born 8 March 1897 in Brighton. Studied at Brighton Art School and the Central School. Art master at Rugby 1920–2; continued studies at the R.C.A. 1922–4 and taught painting there 1930–49. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1926. Served on the Council of the Central Institute of Art and Design 1941. Ruskin Master of Drawing in the University of Oxford 1949.

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