Henry George Gawthorn (1879 – 1941)
Gawthorn was born in Northampton and studied at the Regent Street Polytechnic and old Heatherley School. He began his career in an architect’s office before turning to painting. His work both fine and commercial art; he exhibited at the Royal Academy and with the Society of Graphic Art.
Work of art made with paint on a surface. Often the surface, also called a support, is a tightly stretched piece of canvas, paper or a wooden panel. Painting involves a wide range of techniques and materials, along with the artist's intellectual concerns effecting the content of a work.