(1848 - 1943)
Henry John Livens was active/lived in United Kingdom. Henry Livens is known for landscape and floral still life painting.
Biography Henry Livens
Henry John Livens was a direct descendant of Jan Liebens of Holland. Jan Liebens left to go to London to paint the portrait of the King, some time in the 1600's. He stayed there, and the talent was passed on each generation. At some time the name was slightly changed to Livens.
Henry Livens had 4 living children, Bert, Amie, George and Rosie. Amie joined a R.C. Convent at Finchley and became the "Painting Nun". She painted The Last Supper for a church in the U.S.A. She said she had used her fellow nuns as models, then painted beards on them. She signed her paintings Sister Mary Etheldreda. When Henry John Livens died, his wife went to live with
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