Artist biography

Sir Herbert HUGHES-STANTON 1870–1937

Landscape painter in oil and watercolour. Born 21 November 1870 in Chelsea, London, son of William Hughes, a still-life painter under whom he studied. His son Blair Hughes-Stanton is an engraver and illustrator, and his brother Talbot Hughes also painted. Exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery from 1887 and at the R.A. from 1897. Also exhibited at the New Gallery and the R.O.I., of which he became a member 1890. A.R.A. 1913, R.A. 1919; R.W.S. 1909 and P.R.W.S. 1920. Awarded gold medals at the Paris Salon 1907 and 1908. Visited France regularly from 1906 to 1914 and served there as an Official War Artist, exhibiting work from this period at the Fine Art Society 1919. Knighted 1923. Visited Japan 1924. Died in Kensington, London, 2 August 1937. Memorial exhibition at the Fine Art Society 1937.

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