Biography and informationEdit
George Henry (eng. George Henry, 1858, Irwin — 1943) — Scottish artist.
John. Henry studied painting at the Glasgow School of art, then at the art workshop, William McGregor; much was also learned during the summer of sketches on the countryside surrounding the town of Kirkcudbright (in southern Scotland). Henry worked a lot with the artist E. A. Hornell, with whom he shared a workshop (for example, they co-created the painting "the Procession of the druids" (1887), now stored at the London Grosvenor gallery). The series of paintings by Henry "Landscapes of Galway" can be considered a landmark in the history of art school of Glasgow.
In 1893 or 1894 J. Henry with his friend Hornelen make the eighteen-month journey to Japan. After examining the features of Japanese colored woodblock prints, the artist later in his work he uses more vivid and rich colors and their combinations. After returning home, Henry is paying less attention to familiar landscapes and genre subjects, turning to portrait painting. Since 1902 a member of the Royal Scottish Academy. There was also a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of arts.
Canvas work by George Henry can be seen in the museums and art galleries of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Cape town, Melbourne, Montreal and other cities.