AARON (HARRY) KERNOFF
(1900 - 1974) artist
Born 9th Jan 1900, London
Son of a Russian father and a Spanish mother. Attended an elementary school in London until 1914, when the family moved to Dublin. Studied at Dublin Metropolitan School of Art and won the Taylor Scholarship in 1923. He began his working life as a woodworker in his fatherís furniture business, and later this led him to the production of woodcuts. He painted mainly in oils and exhibited at the RHA every year from 1926. Elected RHA 1936.
In the forties he began to paint on a small scale, on canvasses 6 by 8 inches, and produced many hundreds of miniature oil paintings. His work was exhibited in Paris, Chicago, Amsterdam, and Toronto, and at World Fairs in Glasgow (19... read more