Eric Henri Kennington was born on 12 March 1888 in
During World War 1 he served in the army in
Although Kennington was best know as a sculptor, he was also a painter and draughtsman. During the war he painted many soldiers in action and in daily life. He was inspired by the heroism of the men and women during the war.
Between 1920 and 1961he exhibited at the
He died on 13 April 1960.