Hans Iten (1874 - 1930):
John Iten was born in Zurich, and studied at the School of Art in St Gall, Switzerland and in Paris. He arrived in Belfast in 1904 to work as a damask designer with McCrum, Watson and Mercer, and remained for the rest of his life. He painted many pictures of Belvoir Park and of County Down and County Donegal. He was a member of the Belfast Art Society, vice-president of the Ulster Arts Club and exhibited in Paris, Glasgow and Dublin. He died in Swtzerland. His portrait, by Pierre Montezin, was presented to the Ulster Museum.