Henrietta Hancock Britton
(1873 - 1963)
Henrietta Hancock Britton was active/lived in Manitoba, Ontario / Canada, England. Henrietta Britton is known for painting-portrait, figure, landscape, seascape, farm scenes, animals.
Biography Henrietta Hancock Britton
Henrietta Hancock Britton, also known as Mrs. Harry Britton, was born in the Ealing West area of London in 1873. She immigrated to Canada with her parents in 1874, where she lived in both Brandon, Manitoba and Toronto, Ontario.
Britton's art studies began in 1891 in the Ontario School of Art and Design, but she later studied privately with William Cruickshank. She was an active member of the Art Student's League in Toronto, for which she acted as Treasurer in 1896, and while she was an instructor at the Bishop Strachan School [1898 - 1906].
Britton was the Director of Art at Brandon College from 1906 until 1911 and while living in Manitoba was a founding member of the Brandon Art Club. Harry Britton was ano
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