Watson, Harry (1871-1936) by Scholes, Robert

Harry Watson (1871 – 1936) He was born in Scarborough and educated there and in Winnipeg, Canada, where he stayed from 1881 to 1883. Returning to Scarborough, he studied at the School of Art there and got a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, where he studied from 1889 to 1894. After that he went abroad on a travelling scholarship and studied at the Lambeth School of Art. He worked in Wales, Scotland, and France, and taught life drawing at the Regent Street Polytechnic from 1913 on, living in London. He was elected to a number of art societies and his works may be found in several public collections. He painted landscapes and figures in oil and watercolor.

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