Arthur Lowe (1865 – 1940) was born in Nottingham, England but lived most of his life in Kinoulton in the Vale of Belvoir. He was a member of the Nottingham Society of Artists, exhibiting there first in 1898, exhibited twice at the Royal Academy (the first time in 1900, exhibiting one work called October, the second time was in 1916 with a work called Autumn), five times at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, four times at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 99 times at Nottingham Castle Museum and Gallery, Nottingham, and twice at the Royal Cambrian Academy. In 1936, aged over 70 years, he held his first London one-man show exhibiting more than 200 works at the New Burlington Galleries, Old Bond St, London.Arthur Lowe spent practically his whole life in or near Nottingham. He received his early training at the Nottingham School of Art. Later he attended the Slade and St. John's Wood schools after which he returned to his native county where he was to remain amid tranquil and beautiful surroundings for the rest of his life.Arthur Lowe died in Kinoulton, 3 February, 1940.A posthumous exhibition was held in 1943 showing over 250 of his paintings at the Laing Art Gallery (Newcastle) before his wife, Mary Lowe, donated and distributed his life's works to various galleries and museums around northern England.