Herkomer, Hubert, an English painter, etc, of Bavarian extraction, was born in Bavaria in 1849. He came finally to London in 1870, and has from that time steadily exhibited both in oil and water-colour. One of his best known pictures is The Last Muster (1875). He later became celebrated chiefly as a portrait-painter. His school of art at Bushey has gained great renown for its training capacity. Mr. Herkomer is also an engraver, architect, etc.