• Stanhope Forbes - part 1

    2 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    1891 Self-Portrait oil on canvas 33.5 x 29.2 cm
    Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum, Scotland, UK
    Stanhope Alexander Forbes, RA (1857 - 1947) was a British artist and a founding member of the influential Newlyn School of painters. He was often called 'the father of the Newlyn School'. Forbes was born in Dublin, the son of Juliette de Guise Forbes, a French woman, and William Forbes, an English railway manager, who was later transferred to London. Educated at Dulwich College, he studied art under John Sparkes who later taught at South Kensington School of Art. His father then worked for the...
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