Arthur H. Knighton-Hammond (1875-1970)
He was born in Arnold, Nottinghamshire as Arthur Henry Hammond. Knighton-Hammond was an English painter best known for landscapes, society portraits and industrial paintings. Knighton-Hammond used a variety of styles but is most famous as a water-colourist. He left school aged 11 and worked in his brother's grocery store before indenturing as a watchmaker's apprentice one year later. Hammond studied at the Nottingham School of Art in the evenings and left his apprenticeship after 4½ years, six months short of completing his apprenticeship, to study full time.
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