Frank Egginton

Frank Egginton

Frank Egginton, landscape painter was the son of Wycliffe Egginton, RI (1875-1951), Francis John Egginton was born in Wallasey, Cheshire, on 10th November 1908. When he was a baby, the family moved to Newton Abbot in Devon, his father having been appointed head master of the College of Art there. Educated at Newton College and then Netwon Abbot College of Art, he then spent some time in an architect's office perfecting his drawing. In 1921 the family moved to Teignmouth, Devon.

In 1930 he visited Co. Donegal and painted some pictures for a businessman, a friend of his father's. As the years went by, he stayed longer and longer in Ireland each year. He exhibited The Calabber River, Co. Donegal at the 1936 Royal Scottish Academy. In 1938 he visited the USA and spent several months travelling and painting the...
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