Knighton-Hammond, Arthur
Knighton-Hammond, Arthur

Arthur Knighton Hammond (1875-1970) ‘Impressionist Landscape’


In Britain he showed at the RA, ROI, NEAC, RBA, Fine Art Society and RSW,Tate Gallery, Musee du JEUNE de Paume, Paris, galleries in New Zealand, South Africa, and Yugoslavia. He developed an international reputation, described by Augustus John as “the greatest painter in watercolour of our time”.

He was a romantic, who travelled extensively to paint. Finally returned to live in Seaborough, Devon. A retrospective of his work was held at the Upper Grosvenor Galleries, in 1971.


Arthur Knighton-Hammond 1875-1970. Landscape painter, especially in watercolour. Born in Arnold, Nottinghamshire. Studied at Nottingham School of Art, at Westminster School of Art, in France and Italy.

He was the only English artist to have been elected to the American Watercolour Society, New York, apart from Sir William Russell Flint.

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