Eric H. Kennington (b.1888; d.1960)

Born in Chelsea on 12 March 1888, Eric Henri Kennington was the son of the painter T B Kennington. He studied at Lambeth School of Art from 1905 to 1907, followed by the City and Guilds School in Kensington. From 1908 he exhibited at the Royal Academy and Leicester Galleries. He served in the army in France in the First World War, until invalided out in June 1915. Kennington returned to the front in 1916…