George Vernon Stokes (Biographical details)

George Vernon Stokes (printmaker; British; Male; 1873 - 1954)

Also known as

Stokes, George Vernon


Painter in oil, watercolour and pastel, draughtsman and colour printmaker; who devised his own method of printing in colour. Noted for his animal subjects. Born in London and was privately educated. Exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1907; Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, the Fine Arts Society and provincial galleries. He illustrated magazines on natural history and dogs and with his sister, Cynthia Harnet: ' In Praise of Dogs', Country Life, 1936; 'Getting to know Dogs', Collins, 1947. He lived near Carlisle and latterly near Deal, Kent.


G V Stokes, Colour Etching in Two Printings, The Artist, September/October 1933, pp. 21-22, 54-55.