Claude Harrison (1922-2009)
Claude Harrison ARCA. RP. Member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters was born in Lancashire. He was educated at Preston College of Art 1939-41, Liverpool College of Art 1941-42 and the Royal College of Art 1947-50. He had studios at Ambleside. He is a painter of portraits, conversation pieces and imaginative figurative compositions. He was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy for 32 years and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Harrison is a widely collected and highly regarded Cumbrian artist.