Harry Becker (1865–1928) was an English painter, draughtsman and printmaker from East Anglia.[1][2][3][4][5]


Harry Becker was born in Colchester, Essex in 1865.[2] He studied at the Antwerp Academy in Belgium, and in the atelier of Carolus-Duran in Paris.[2][3] He first went to London in 1913.[1] He then moved to Wenhaston and Darsham.[3]

He illustrated Adrian Bell's Suffolk trilogy (Cordoroy, Silver Ley, and The Cherry Tree).[1]

His daughter Margaret Janet Becker wrote the History of Blythburgh and also regarding Wenhaston Church.


  1. ^ a b c Andrew Lambirth, 'Exhibitions: Fresh and feisty', The Spectator, 13 November 2010, p. 61
  2. ^ a b c Farming Monthly
  3. ^ a b c "British Council". Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  4. ^ "Victorian Art Gallery". Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2010-11-18.
  5. ^ "Wildlife Art Gallery". Archived from the original on 2010-10-09. Retrieved 2010-11-18.

David Thompson: Harry Becker 1865 - 1928. Wildlife Art Gallery, Lavenham, 2002