William Henry Hudson(1841-1922), Ornithologist and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Born near Buenos Aires, Argentina, the son of settlers of U.S. origin. He moved to England during 1869. He produced a series of ornithological studies, Argentine Ornithology (1888-99) and British Birds (1895), and later achieved fame with his books on the English countryside, including Hampshire Days (1903), Afoot in England (1909) and A Shepherd's Life (1910), fostering the back-to-nature movement of the 1920s and 1930s. He is remembered today for his novels, romances set in South America. His best-known novel is Green Mansions (1904), and his best-known non-fiction work is Far Away and Long Ago (1918).