Dick Romyn was a representative artist, particularly drawn to still life painting, and to musical subjects or evocations.
Born Conrad Romyn in London on November 18, 1915, he studied art in Geneva and London. At the age of 18 he was in the Ecole des Beaux Arts of Geneva University, and immediately after demobilisation he spent two years in London at the Anglo-French School and the Polytechnic. Much of his learning was done in the museums and art galleries in Europe; he was in Amsterdam in 1936, Paris in 1948, where George Braque became his mentor, and Rome in 1950.
As in so many cases, the Second World War interrupted his career, when he was called to serve and stationed in Burma, where he was captured by the
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