Lawson Balfour – Born in Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia 1870 – died in Woy Woy, New South Wales 1966.
Lawson Balfour studied in chief art schools of Europe, he began his art training in London under Professor Herkomer. Lawson Balfour continued his studies under Cormon and at the Academie Julien, under Bougereau, Benjamin Constant and Jules Le Febre and was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and the Royal Institute of Painters. Lawson Balfour is represented in the National Gallery of New South Wales, South Australia, the Canterbury Art Gallerv, New Zealand, and the Corporation Art Gallery, Belfast.
Elected Fellow of R.A.S., 1922.