Painting in Canada between 1906 and 1919, Legh Mulhall Kilpin was
a prolific and accomplished artist and art instructor.
Born in 1853 on the Isle of Wight, Legh Kilpin worked as an artist
and an art educator in Britain. In 1906, he and his family emigrated
to Canada with the help of his prosperous brother George who lived
in Montreal. Kilpin was 52 when he arrived in Montreal in 1906 with
his wife Blanche and their three children: Noel, Marie and Eric.