About the Artist
Sir Herbert HUGHES-STANTON (1870-1937)
HUGHES-STANTON, Sir Herbert Edwin Pelham,
RA., P.RW.S., R.O.I., RW.A., RB.C. (1870-1937).
Landscape painter in oil and water-colour. Born on 21st November 1870 in Chelsea, London, son of William Hughes, a painter. Brother of Talbot Hughes and father of Blair Hughes-Stanton, both artists. Self taught in art apart trom the help received from his father.
Exhibited internationally, receiving many honours. Elected RO.I. 1890, A.RW.S. 1909, A.RA. 1913, RW.S. 1915, V.P. RW.S. 1919, RA. 1919 and P.RW.S. 1920. Knighted 1923. Worked regularly in France, especially around Pas-de-Calais and in Provence. He was a prolific artist and consistently produced three water-colours a day. Represented in many public collections. He lived in London where he died on 2nd August 1937.
Courtesy of Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950 by Grant M. Waters, published by Eastbourne Fine Art,1975.