Ernest Proctor was born in 1886 in Northumberland, in 1907 he came to Newlyn to study at the Forbes School of Painting, and then in 1910 he went to Paris to attend the Atelier Colarossi. After serving in the in the Friends Ambulance Service during the First World War he settled with his wife, artist Dod Proctor in Newlyn Proctor and his friend Harold Harvey set up their own art school in Newlyn in 1920. Then in 1934, Proctor was appointed Director of Studies in Design and Craft at Glasgow School of Art.
Sunset over the Orangery, Versailles
26 x 36
Watercolour and Gouache on Paper
Signed, Inscribed to the reverse with title &’ Ernest Proctor Newyln’