Student with St Ives associations who went on to become a STIAC stalwart (Tovey). He purchased Dunvegan at Carbis Bay, where he constructed his studio. His daughters Dorothy (Dossie, later Dorothy BAYLEY) and Iris COOKE were also artists, and all played an active part in the social and artistic life in the artists' colonies of West Cornwall.
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p319)
Tovey (2009) St Ives: Social History
Whybrow (1994) St Ives (1921-1939 list pp 219-21)