Sir Ernest Albert Waterlow, RA PRWS RSW (1850-1919)
He was born in London, and received the main part of his art education in the Royal Academy schools, where, in 1873, he gained the Turner medal for landscape painting. He also studied in Heidelberg & Lausannne.
He was elected associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water-Colours in 1880, member in 1894, and president in 1897; associate of the Royal Academy in 1890, and academician in 1903. He was knighted in 1902.He began to exhibit in 1872 and produced a considerable number of admirable landscapes, in oil and watercolour, handled with grace and distinction. One of his pictures, "Galway Gossips," is in the National Gallery of British Art. Knighted in1902.
He exhibited widely, including 206 works at the Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters, & 177 at the Royal Academy.