Henry Silkstone Hopwood
(1860 - 1914)
Henry Silkstone Hopwood was active/lived in United Kingdom. Henry Hopwood is known for painting.
Biography Henry Silkstone Hopwood
Henry Silkstone Hopwood was born in Markfield, near Leicester. He studied at Manchester School of
Art and trained with a firm of lithographers. He traveled the
world as a deckhand on a tall ship.
His subject matter is extremely
He was also taught by Bouguereau at the Academie Julian in Paris where
he met his fellow "Staithes" member Arthur E. Friedenson.
He was also
good friends with Fred Mayor and Spence Ingall. They spent
their summers painting around Runswick Bay and Staithes. During the winter they retreated to the South of France and North Africa where
Ingall had a house.
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