(1870 - 1955)
Rowland Wheelwright was active/lived in United Kingdom. Rowland Wheelwright is known for Horse and historical genre painting.
Biography Rowland Wheelwright
Roland Wheelwright (1870-1955) was an Australian painter, who
moved to England at an early age and settled in Bushey, Hertfordshire.
The artist was born in Ipswich in Australia in 1870, the grandson of
John Hawden Wheelwright, a court painter in Brussels. His parents were
sheep farmers, who returned to England following the drought in
Australia in the 1880s.
On his return to England, he studied art at St.
John's Wood Art School and then the Herkomer School of Art at Bushey
under Sir Hubert von Herkomer, RA - he studied alongside Lucy Kemp
Welch. Rowland Wheelwright then completed his studies at the Royal
Academy Schools in London.
He was a superb painter of horses
and went on
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