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Montague Dawson

 (1890 or 95 - 1973)
Montague J. Dawson was active/lived in England.  Montague Dawson is known for marine painting-sailing ships, ocean views.

Montague 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.

Dawson 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  ...  Displaying 750 of 7043 characters.

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About  Montague Dawson

Born:  1890 or 95 - Chiswick, London, England
Died:   1973 - Sussex, England
Known for:  marine painting-sailing ships, ocean views