Leonard Russell Squirrell
1893 – 1979 RWS
Having displayed a talent for art in 1908 Squirrell entered the Ipswich School of Art, studying under George Rushton. He remained there until 1916. In 1920 Squirrell went to the Slade School of Fine Art.
He lived in Ipswich for most of his life, and was a member of Ipswich Art Club from 1914 until his death. He was on the council of the Royal Society of Painters in Water-Colours and the Royal Society of Painters – Etchers and Engravers .