Paul Hogarth (1917-2001)

Born in Kendal, Cumbria, Hogarth trained at Manchester College of art and St.Martins School of Art, London. An artist and illustrator, he travelled extensively and recorded his experiences in drawings and prints. His illustration style was in vogue during the 70s and 80s and he received many commissions for magazine and book illustrations, being best known for his work on the Penguin books by Graham Greene and those by John Betjeman. He received an OBE in 1979 and became a Royal Academician in 1984.