Albert Houthuesen (1903-1979), born in Amsterdam, was a painter of landscape and religious subjects. He came to England in 1912 and was naturalized in 1922. He studied at evening classes at the St Martin's School of Art from 1917 to 1923 and won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art in London, where he studied from 1923 to 1927. After the war, he taught at St Gabriel's College, Camberwell. In 1961 the artist had his first one-man exhibition at the Reid Gallery in London.