Mulock, Frederick (1866-1931) by Scholes, Robert

Frederick Mulock (1866 – 1931) In February 1913 one his his portraits was singled out by Anthony Ludovici in (Vol. 12, No. 15, p. 359) as one of a mere two “masterly” paintings in a large exhibition of the Royal Institute of Portrait Painters. The New Age From a notice of a painting for sale by the Svavesey Gallery in Cambridge: Frederick Mulock studied in Brussels, Florence and finally in England under Herkomer. He was a constant exhibitor at the Royal Academy, the Paris Salon, the Scottish and Hibernian Academies, the Royal and London Portrait Socities and elsewhere. He was elected a Member of the Modern Portrait Society, and it was for his portraits that he became best known. This painting was purchased at his studio sale and was exhibited (see above). It was also offered to the National Portrait Gallery in 1966 but declined as the “sitter” is not identified.

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