George Dixon Aked (1907-1989) was a painter, draughtsman and photographer. He was born at Bingley in West Yorkshire and studied art in Skipton, at the Slade School and the Central London Polytechnic, and then in Paris at Academie Julian. Aked  exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1929, with the New English Art Club also from 1929, and with the London Group. He then went travelling and after war service with ambulance units he settled in Barbados, living there for some years. He painted both landscapes and figure subjects at home and abroad and on his return to Britain he had several one man shows including a posthumous exhibition with Sally Hunter Fine Art in London.

George Dixon Aked - Still Life

Artist: George Dixon AkedTitle: 'Rye Harbour'Description: An original oil painting on board, signed by the artist lower left and dated (19)30 lower right. The work is painted on a French manufactured board and the painting dates to the time the artist was studying at Académie..