Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Brian Hatton, English artist, 1887–1916, paints his sisters


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Artist's sisters Ailsa & Marjorie Hatton, with a Racquet 1908


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.  


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Girl in Red Velvet - Artist's sister Marjorie Hatton (1895–1981)


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).


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Artist's sister Ailsa Marr Hatton (1893–1949) in a Grey Dress 1908


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Playing Draughts, the Artist's Sisters 1908


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Marjorie Hatton, the artist's sister



Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Alisa Marr  Hatton the artist's sister


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Ailsa Marr Hatton (1893–1949) at the piano


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Ailsa Marr Hatton (1893–1949)


Brian Hatton (English artist, 1887–1916) Self Portrait 1907
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