Monday, July 7, 2014
Brian Hatton, English artist, 1887–1916, paints his sisters
English artist Brian Hatton (1887-1916) was born in Hereford, & spent most of his early years there. Brian’s younger sisters, Ailsa Marr (b.1893) & Marjorie (b.1895), became the subjects of many of his works.
Hatton opened a studio in London, to begin his professional career as a portrait painter. Tragically, Brian was killed in action back in Egypt, in the First World War in 1916. He left a wife, Lydia May & a daughter, Mary Amelia (b.1915).