Batten, John Dickson
Born in Plymouth, Devon, on October 8th 1860, John Dickson Batten was a British painter of figures in oils, tempera and fresco in the Symbolism Style. A style influenced by Romanticism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
He was a founding member of the Society of Painters in Tempera. Tempera is a permanent, fast-drying painting medium, consisting of coloured pigments with a water-soluble binder medium like egg-yolk.