WINTER, Francis John

1901 - 1996

Francis John Winter was born at 85 Sutherland Road, Edmonton, London on 19 October 1901, eldest of the three children of John Ernest Winter (12 October 1871-1944), a sanitary inspector for Edmonton Council, and his wife Elizabeth Mary née Francis (26 May 1869-26 February 1954) who married at Edmonton in 1897. In 1921 they were still living at 85 Sutherland Road, Edmonton, 49-year-old John Ernest, born at Edmonton, 51-year-old Elizabeth Mary, born at Wivenhoe, Essex, and children John Francis, 19, a teaching art student, Eric 16 and Irene Marian 12, all born at Edmonton. Francis studied at Hornsey College of Art 1915-1926, where his tutors included John Henry Willis (1887-1989) and John Charles Moody (1884-1962), and at the London Day Training College for his Art Teacher's Diploma when his tutors included handwriting expert Marion Elaine Richardson (1892-1946). Winter returned to Hornsey and became senior lecturer and was President of the Society of Graphic Fine Art and a hon. retired Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and elsewhere and lived in Buntingford, Hertfordshire and latterly in Suffolk and where Francis John Winter died on 7 February 1996.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 70 Langham Gardens, Grange Park, North London
1950 1113 Succulents wood engraving
1952 1207 The Sow wood engraving
1960 1305 Carrion Crows and Heron wood engraving
1962 968 Parrog, Newport, Pembrokeshire wood engraving
         972 Captive Okapi wood engraving
from Old Forge House, Bridge Street, Long Melford, Suffolk
1964 986 Badgers wood engraving
1965 1360 Vixen and cubs wood engraving
1966 332 Otter - wood engraving
1967 350 Red Squirrels - wood engraving

Works by This Artist