(1882 - 1956)
Lester George Hornby was active/lived in Massachusetts. Lester Hornby is known for genre, landscape, illustrator, etcher.
World War One self portrait
Biography Lester Hornby
The following is from a source whose grandmother, Bertha Goodrich, was married to the artist:
Lester George Hornby was married to Bertha Grover Goodrich, his last wife. They lived in Rockport, Massachusetts until his death in 1956. Together they built the "old on purpose" house using old materials to build a "new" "old" house. Lester is the one who gave the name "Motif #1" to the old fish house that has become so famous.
During WWI Hornby was a war correspondent. As did most artists at the time who did illustrations in relation to the war, Hornby had to have war- related pictures approved by the government before being published. In one case the war department refused to give permission because they felt his illustration was
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