Godfrey Penington Kingdon (1896 - 1974)
Norman Road, Winchester - The View from the Artist's Window in January
GODFREY PENINGTON KINGDON (1896-1974)
Norman Road, Winchester ”“ The View from the Artist’s Window in January
Signed and dated l.r.: G. Kingdon 1/65; signed and inscribed on the artist’s label attached to the backboard Watercolour over pencil Framed
39.5 by 50.5 cm., 15 by 19 in. (frame size 57.5 by 68 cm., 22 by 26 in.)
Godfrey Penington Kingdon was born in London in 1896, the son of a barrister. During World War I he served in the Machine Gun Corp. After some years in India he returned to live in London, retiring to Winchester in the late 1930s were he lived at 3 Normans, Norman Road, Winchester. Godfrey was a keen aviator, being a member of the Hampshire Aeroplane Club. He also painted a number of aviation subjects.