Reginald G Eves 1876 - 1941

Nationality:
British
born in:
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Eves was born in London in 1876. He won the Trevelyan Goodall scholarship in art and entered the Slade School of Fine Art. In 1901 he exhibited at the Royal Academy for the first time, and after 1912 he exhibited at least 2 works every year until his death in 1941 (with the exception of 1931). He painted the portraits of many distinguished figures including George VI, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Thomas Hardy, the Queen of Spain and the Archbishop of Canterbury. Many of his works hang in the National Portrait Gallery. Eves was appointed Royal Academician in 1939 and became a war artist in 1940. He died in 1941.