Montague J Dawson
(1890 - 1973)
Montague J. Dawson was active/lived in England. Montague Dawson is known for sailing ships and ocean view painting.
Biography Montague J. Dawson
Sea painter, Montague Dawson was born in Chiswick, England in 1890, the
son of Charles Ernest Dawson and Florence Hope Dawson (nee Bithrey). His mother died in 1893, giving birth to her seventh child, also named Florence Hope. Dawson was the grandson of Henry
Dawson and nephew of Henry Alfred Dawson, both landscape and marine artists of note.
began drawing as a child, and completed his first painting, a
watercolor sunset, just after his fifth birthday. Dawson never
attended art school, but took every opportunity of looking at paintings
and absorbing the methods of the masters.
Early in his youth,
the family moved to Southampton Water where Dawson enjoyed fishing,
sailing, and watching the gre
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