- Category : Artist - Painter
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Individualism 2
British artist who, as a portrait painter, became principally known for his portraits of prominent people. He taught at the Liverpool University 1900-1902 and roamed through out the British Isles painting gypsy life. Traveling extensively in Europe and America, by the outbreak of WW I, he was well known, serving in France as an official war artist. He had great skill as a realist, drawing out sensitive interpretations of character. Occasionally he painted subject pictures and he did many etchings. Known for being a great eccentric, he was nonetheless elected to the Royal Academy in 1928, received the Order of Merit in 1942 and becoming the author of two autobiographies. John married twice.
He died on 10/31/1961, Fordingbridge, England.