John Henderson -Children by the Beach- 19th century Scottish oil painting
beautiful oil painting on canvas -signed
canvas size 18" x 30"
John Henderson, (1860-1924)
was a Glasgow artist. His father Joseph Henderson was also a painter, who specialized in portrait, genre, landscape and coastal scenes, as was his brother, Joseph Morris Henderson, was known as a painter of landscapes.Henderson was active exhibiting between 1884 and 1924, showing at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water Colours, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and Manchester City Art Gallery.In 1892 JW was approached by Mary Newton Mann about contributing a sketch to an album of watercolors and black and white drawings in order to raise 400 guineas for Queen Margaret College in Glasgow. Henderson was among those who had already promised his assistance.