Hubert Lindsay wellington (1879-1967)

Hubert Lindsay Wellington (1879-1967) was born in Gloucester and studied art there for three years, then in Birmingham and at the Slade. Introduced by Spencer Gore to Sickert, he spent the summer of 1906 with Sickert near Dieppe. He lectured at the National Gallery (1919-1922), became Principal of the Edinburgh College of Art for ten years until 1942, and later returned to the Slade as a lecturer for two years until 1949. He wrote monographs of William Rothenstein and Jacob Epstein in the mid-1920's and showed his work at the NEAC, the RA and with the London Group. A one man show - his first solo show - was held at Agnews in 1963.Tate Gallery holds one of his many early Cotswold scenes and a work is held by Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.  "To draw and to paint has been a pleasure and even a necessity," he remarked.