Painter of figures and landscapes. Born 28 June 1894 in Dublin. Studied at the Manchester and Wimbledon Schools of Art and in Paris. Founded the Emotionist Group of writers and artists 1923. First one-man show at the Redfern Gallery 1929; member of the R.B.A. 1929, London Group 1934, N.E.A.C. 1936; A.R.A. 1939, R.A. 1950. Author of Understanding Pictures 1948 and the autobiographical Struggling with Paint 1956.