Philip Wilson Steer
(1860 - 1942)
Philip Wilson Steer was active/lived in England. Philip Steer is known for landscape, portrait and figure painting, teaching.
Biography Philip Wilson Steer
Philip Wilson Steer OM (28 Dec 1860 - 18 March 1942) was a British painter of landscape and occasional portraits and figure studies. He was a leading figure in the Impressionist movement in Britain.
Steer is best known for his landscapes, such as The Beach at
Walberswick (1890; Tate Gallery, London), and Girls Running:
Walberswick Pier (1894,Tate Gallery, London). With Walter Sickert he
became a leading British Impressionist. Besides the French Impressionists
he was influenced by Whistler and also by such old masters as Boucher,
Gainsborough, Constable and Turner. He also painted a number of
portraits and figure studies (e.g. 'Portrait of Mrs. Raynes' (1922, Tate
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