Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950 by Grant M. Waters (1975): p.274 Arthur Ridgen Read (born 1879) Wood engraver of landscapes and figure subjects. Born in London on 14th September 1879. Exhibited widely in London, the provinces and abroad. Principal works include Market in Languedoc, Night Wind, The Venetian Shawl and Carcassonne. Lived at Winchelsea in Sussex.