d. 13 March 1929
Henry Scott Tuke was born in York, England, of Quaker parents. In 1874 he moved with his family to London. Here he enrolled at the Slade School of Art and won a three-year scholsrship.
In 1880 he traveled to Italy, and from 1881 to 1883 lived in Paris. In 1883 he moved to the fishing village of Newlyn in Cornwall, where he became a founder of the Newlyn School, but in 1885 he settled in another Cornish town, Falmouth, where he was to live for the rest of his life.
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Tuke was an accomplished portritist and mantained a studio in London. His sitters included the soldier and author T.E. Lawrence. He was also the grand master of romantic boy painting, and was almost obsessed with the painting of nude youths.
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The Life & Work of Henry Scott Tuke: 1858-1929
Catching the Light: Henry Scott Tuke: The Art and Life of Henry Scott Tuke
Wicked Angels (Southern Tier Editions)
Henry Scott Tuke Paintings from Cornwall