(1849 - 1932)
Luther Hooper was active/lived in United Kingdom. Luther Hooper is known for Landscape, genre painting.
Biography Luther Hooper
Luther Hooper (1849-1932)
Born at Upper Tulse Hill, Brixton on 4 April 1849, son of Frederick J Hooper, manager of a drapery business at Highgate, and his wife Frances, daughter of James Webb, builder, of Long Melford, Suffolk. In 1855 the family moved to Finsbury Pavement, Moorgate Street, City where Luther continued to reside until his marriage in 1872. Educated at Stoke Newington and at High Street, Hoxton and age fourteen employed as office-boy with a stockbroker in Cornhill, London.
During these two years he developed some skill in ornamental writing and illuminating and was introduced to Henry Shaw, an antiquary and an authority on old manuscripts who offered him a position in his office in Southampton
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